Multi-storeyed shopping malls not allowed to open in Bhubaneswar


Bhubaneswar: Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) has issued operational guidelines for the opening of shops and other establishments in the capital city under lockdown 4.0.

The BMC has ordered 11 multi-storeyed shopping malls not to open until further orders.

Shopping malls not allowed to open

Esplanade One, Rasulgarh

Forum Mart, Satyanagar

BMC Bhawani Mall, Sahid Nagar

Central Shopping Mall, Sahid Nagar

Pantaloon Mall, Sahid Nagar

Reliance Super near Railway Station

BMC Kesari Mall, Unit-2 market

Symphony Mall, Rudrapur

DN Regalia Mall, Patrapada

Krishna Plaza Mall, Nayapalli

However, the BMC allowed stores selling grocery, vegetables and medicines existing in these malls to operate.

It said all government and private offices within the structure of these malls will be allowed to function.

The corporation, in its order said hotels, motels, lodges, guest houses and other hospitality services will not be allowed except those used for housing health, police, government officials, healthcare workers, stranded persons and those used for quarantine facilities.

Canteens run at bus depots, railway stations, and airports will not be allowed.

Restaurants shall be allowed to operate for takeaway and home delivery purposes only.