Shops allowed to open from 7 am to 2 pm

Relief to Nashikites; Weekend lockdown to continue
Shops allowed to open from 7 am to 2 pm

NASHIK: Nashik district has been excluded from the red zone due to lowered graph of Covid-19 positive patients hence the district administration has decided to relax the lockdown from Tuesday (June 1). Accordingly, essential service shops are now allowed to operate from 7 am to 2 pm.

Businesses can be started with conditions. On the backdrop of monsoon, agricultural equipment shops will be opened from 7 am to 4 pm. As a precautionary measure, the weekend lockdown has been maintained, although the overall lockdown will accelerate the economic cycle. A decision was taken to relax the lockdown in the presence of Guardian Minister Bhujbal on Monday (May 31) at District Collectorate.

The positive effects of the lockdown enforced by the state government are being seen in the district. The positivity rate has come down to 10 per cent and the number of active patients is declining with recovery rate surging around 92 percent. While oxygen shortage has been controlled.

The situation is getting under control and Nashik has been excluded from the red zone due to the reduced risk of the second wave. Therefore, in the meeting held in the presence of Guardian Minister Bhujbal, it was decided to relax the lockdown by giving relief to Nashikites.

The time limit for shops providing essential services has been extended. Businesses are also about to start. However, while easing the restrictions, a curfew has been imposed from 3 pm to 6 am and if any citizen violates without any reason, a fine of Rs 5,000 will be levied. Also, the lockdown will continue every weekend except for essential services.


  • Essential shops and establishments start from 7 am to 2 pm.

  • Industrial establishments to start subject to conditions.

  • Agricultural Produce Market Committee (APMCs).

  • Vegetables for sale from 7 am to 12 pm.

  • Ration shops from 7 am to 2 pm.

  • Shivbhojan Thali Kendras to operate from 10 am to 12 noon.

  • Agricultural goods shops to open from 7 am to 4 pm.

  • Maximum attendance of 20 persons for funeral rites and 15 persons for subsequent rituals.

  • Educational textbooks and stationery shops, hardware garages and home repair materials, electrical goods shops continue to sell through e-commerce.

  • 25% attendance in government office Hotels, food stalls, confectionery, bakery, as well as pet, grocery stores, food shops.

  • All dhabas and hotels adjacent to highways and other roads and all liquor establishments to start from 7 am to 1 pm and 5 pm to 8 pm for home delivery and parcel facility only.

  • All liquor shops to remain opened on the day fixed by the government

  • Only parcel and home delivery facility started from hotels, food stalls, food shops.

  • Regular operations of banks, credit societies and post offices will continue from 9 am to 2 pm.

  • Registration of internal documents of Stamps and Registration Department will continue as usual.

  • All the work related to petrol and diesel, cooking gas will be allowed to continue in the allotted time.

  • All public, private bus transport, rickshaws, four-wheelers and two-wheelers will be allowed for the work permitted for the citizens.

  • If you want to travel in and out of the district for urgent medical reasons and other permitted matters, you can travel by obtaining e-pass from the website


  • Reception ceremonies, wedding and ancillary events, halls, marriage bureaus, lawns and similar places will be closed.

  • Marriage can be registered at the marriage registration office in the presence of five persons.

  • Completely closed movie theaters, gymnasiums, swimming pools, amusement parks, theaters, art centers, auditoriums, public and private playgrounds, open spaces, parks and gardens.

  • Schools, colleges, coaching classes will be closed. Will continue online as before.

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