Assam: Take away, home delivery of restaurant food, essential items allowed after 6 PM


GUWAHATI: Though the Assam government ordered closure of market places, super markets, shops in malls and weekly markets by 6 PM, it has allowed take away and home delivery of restaurant food and essential items after 6 PM.

An additional COVID-19 SOP issued on Wednesday stated, “Restaurants, Dhabas and other eateries can entertain dine-in guest only up to 6.00 pm. However, take away/home delivery is allowed upto the usual time of closure as per local regulations.”

“Delivery of essential goods through e-Commerce may continue after 6.00 pm,” it added.

The order said restaurants operating within a hotel or resort are permitted to allow outside guests up to 6 PM PM only. However, in-house guests of the hotel or resort may be allowed to dine-in up to the usual time of operation.

“Cold storages and warehouses may continue beyond 6.00 pm. However, sale counters, showrooms etc. attached to these warehouses or cold storages shall close after 6.00 pm.

Pharmacies, Hospitals, Animal Care Centres and Veterinary Clinics may operate without restrictions being providers of essential and emergency services,” the order stated further.