On the day of the nationwide Covid-19 vaccination drive’s launch, the Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) on Saturday has announced good news for everyone. They have allowed sports and entertainment activities to resume in the city from Monday, i.e., January 18.
Municipal commissioner Vikram Kumar issued guidelines under the provisions of the Epidemic Diseases Act, 1897, to allow sports activities outside containment zones. However, Guidelines for containment zones will remain the same. But outside containment zones, Pune Municipal Corporation has allowed sports competitions at all levels from January 18. Along with directives to follow the standard operating procedures (SoP) laid out by the state sports department, in place.
Also, the government administrative training institutes, like YASHADA will start their on-campus training programs by ensuring the SoP are rigorously followed. Outside Containment zones and not in Containment Zones, without any doubt.
They have permitted water sports and water-based activities in the PMC area along with the mandatory implementation of the SOPs set by the state tourism department.
Entertainment or amusement parks, indoor entertainment activities, and tourist places will open for the public with proper guidelines in place to check the spread of Covid-19.
Regardless to say, it is mandatory for tourists and tour operators to follow their respective SOPs to ensure the safety of all.
After considering these things, re-opening or resume of Sports and Amusement Activities is the new good news for Punekars.