Covid restrictions have been slightly removed in Pune: Shopping malls will only be open from monday only for those fully jabbed

The government of Maharashtra announced on Sunday that all shops in Pune and Pimpri Chinchwad will remain open from 7 am to 8 pm on weekdays (Monday to Saturday). The decision was made at a high-level meeting attended by the Chief Deputy Minister of State and the Minister of Guardianship in Pune, Ajit Pawar, to review the Covid19 situation and guidelines related to it. The order will take effect on August 9. Since the past few days, business establishments and even employees of shopping centers in Pune City have requested that shops and other establishments be allowed to operate until 8pm instead of 4pm. The Mayor of Pune, Murlidhar Mohol, reported on Twitter the relaxation given to traders.