Port Blair, Oct. 1: In supersession of the Office Order No. 395 dated 16th March 2020, all licensed establishments serving liquor i.e. B1, B2, B3 & B4 licensees have been permitted to operate as per the following schedule and subject to adherence of SOPs/ National Directives for COVID-19 Management issued in this regard.

B1: 12.00 Noon to 9.00 PM

B2: 4.00 PM to 9.00 PM

B3: 0900 am to 12 Noon and 03.00 pm to 8.00 PM

B4: 04.00 PM to 9.00 PM

Non-compliance of the SOPs/ National Directives for COVID-19 Management will be viewed seriously and appropriate action under relevant provisions of the Excise Regulations-2013 shall be taken against the defaulters in addition to sealing of the premises for a month.

All bars shall display a board of banner in a prominent place, showing the right way of wearing masks, social distancing, washing hands and cough etiquettes, said the Order No. 1090 issued by the Dy. Commissioner South Andaman today.