In Himachal Pradesh, the state Cabinet has decided to run inter- state buses including volvos with 50 per cent capacity from 1st of next month. Cabinet also gave its nod to discontinued e-pass from 1st July.
The decision was taken in a State Cabinet meeting held under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur while reviewing the COVID-19 situation in the State.
As per Cabinet decisions the government offices would start working with hundred per cent capacity from 1st July. It has also been decided that all the shops would remain open from 9 am to 8 pm while restaurants would be allowed to open till 10 pm. On the other hand, social gatherings/attendance etc. would be allowed up to 50 per cent of the total indoor capacity with maximum 50 persons, whereas maximum 100 persons would be allowed in the outdoor gatherings.
The Cabinet also approved to grant one month vacation in schools from 26th June to 25th July in summer closing areas. Kullu district will have vacation for 23 days from 23rd July to 14th August, 2021. Besides this, Lahaul-Spiti district will have one month vacation from 1st July to 31st July. Teachers in the winter closing areas would start attending the schools from 1st July, 2021. However, online studies for students would continue. The results of class 12th would be declared by 3rd week of July, 2021.
The Cabinet also directed Education and Health Departments to inoculate maximum number of teaching and non-teaching staff of educational institutions by the end of this month.
Himachal Pradesh Guidelines 1 July