The Himachal Pradesh Cupboard on Friday determined to extend timings of opening of outlets from 9 a.m. to five p.m. from June 14, besides on weekends when the outlets would stay closed.
The state will eliminate the requirement of a compulsory RT-PCR report for getting into the state. Nevertheless, the curfew within the state will proceed every day from 5 p.m. to five a.m.
It was determined that places of work with over 75 folks might operate at 50 per cent power from June 14. All medical schools, ayurvedic schools and dental schools would open from June 23 and the pharmacy and nursing colleges from June 28.
Intrastate public transport could be allowed with 50 per cent occupancy.
The Cupboard assembly, presided over by Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur, additionally determined to offer a aid of about Rs 40 crore to the transport sector, one of many worst-hit amidst the pandemic.
The aid included an Curiosity Subvention Scheme on working capital for stage carriage operators underneath which a mortgage quantity of Rs 2 lakh per bus and most quantity as much as Rs 20 lakh could be supplied to the bus operators as working capital.
It additionally supplied aid to stage carriage, taxis, maxi cabs, auto-rickshaws and establishment buses by giving the aid of 50 per cent on cost of Particular Highway Tax and Token from August 1, 2020 to March 31, 2021.
The Cupboard directed the Jal Shakti Division to go forward for filling of two,322 posts of various classes underneath the Departmental Para Staff Coverage to successfully handle 486 consuming water and 31 irrigation schemes within the state.