Assam: Textbook shops to remain open from 10 AM to 5 PM


GUWAHATI: The meeting of State Level Empowered Committee, COVID-19 held on Thursday decided to allow textbook shops to remain open from 10 AM to 5 PM amid ongoing COVID-19 lockdown. The textbook shops of the state will remain open from Monday to Saturday.

A notification issued by the chief secretary of Assam on Thursday stated, “The Committee also decided that text book shops shall be allowed to remain open from 10-00 AM to 05-00 PM Monday through Saturday.”

Meanwhile, the committee appointed GP Singh, additional director general of police (Law and order) as the nodal officer for bringing stranded people from other states. On the other hand, ADGP (Security) Harmeet Singh will be the alternate nodal officer.