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Panaji:  May 3, 2020

The Government has permitted  manufacturing and sale activities of all the Distilleries, Breweries, Wineries and Country Liquor Bottling Units from May 4, 2020, except in the prohibited areas and whose licenses have been kept under suspension subject to strict adherence to all the relevant guidelines prescribed by the MHA and directions given by SEC, Government of Goa.


The permission for Manufacturing Units to open and start manufacturing activities are subject to following of Social distancing norm as specified in the order and guidelines of MHA. They should provide Masks, Face cover to the employees in all work places and adequate stock of such masks/face cover, provision of thermal screening, hand sanitizer preferably with touch free mechanism should be made available at all entry and exit points and common areas.


Sufficient quantities of hand wash and sanitizers should be made available apart from ensuring frequent sanitization of entire work place, common facilities and all points which come into human contact.


Arrangement of transport facilities for  the employees should also be ensured with social distancing wherever personal public transport is not feasible besides undertaking intensive communication and training and good hygiene practices.


 They should open the Unit at their usual permitted time and must close by 6.00 PM to enable the employer and employees reach home by 7.00 pm and avoid large physical meetings.  The use of 'Arogya Setu App ' is made mandatory for all employees.