Subject to the order given by the state government, online sale of liquor has been allowed in Nagpur from May 14. The sale has been allowed by the civic body but one can only order the alcohol only if the customer has a license on them.
In addition, a new order was issued by Nagpur Municipal Commissioner Tukaram Mundhe Tuesday, May 13 to relax the lockdown to some extent. Also some shops will continue to operate alternately on different days.
According to the new orders, the liquor shops would be permitted to sell IMFL spirits, beer, mild liquor, wines to the valid permit holders, at their home address following the norms set by the State government.
Besides this, Private offices can operate with 15% strength as per requirement with the remaining staff working from home in areas excluding all containment zones in Nagpur. All government offices in the area shall function with officers from the level of Deputy Secretary and above to the extent of 100% strength while remaining staff will attend up to 33% as per requirement.
However Defense and Security services, health and family welfare, police, prisons, home guards, civil services, NIC, Customs, FCI, NCC, NYK and Municipal services shall function without any restrictions.
Mundhe has also permitted few non-essential establishments like shops of electrical items including sale of coolers, hardware and building material shops to operate on alternate days.
Similarly on Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday, the auto spares and repairs shops, garages including puncture shops, tyre shops, oil and lubricant shops, optical, stationary and hosiery shops will be allowed to open. However these relaxation has been given for non-containment areas.
The essential commodities shops in all containment areas declared from time to time shall be allowed to remain open. Besides, non-essential type standalone shops, neighbourhood shops and shops in residential complexes are permitted to remain open provided any particular lane has not more than five shops that are selling non-essential goods, the order read.