No e-pass required for tourists to enter Himachal Pradesh from July 1
The Government of Himachal Pradesh has decided to cancel the mandatory e-pass for tourists traveling to the state from 1 July. The government also allowed interstate bus movement, including privatebuses, at 50 percent capacity, effective July 1. No e-pass required to enter Himachal Pradesh.
The decisions were taken at a cabinet meeting chaired by Prime Minister Jay Ram Thakur to review the Covid-19 situation.
Government offices will also start operating at full capacity from July 1. CM Jai Ram Thakur also announced that all stores will remain open from 9am to 8pm, and restaurants will be able to operate until 10pm starting July 1.
Social gatherings of up to 50 percent of the total indoor capacity will be allowed with a maximum of 50 people, while a maximum of 100 people will be allowed in outdoor gatherings. No e-pass required to enter Himachal Pradesh.
Tourists rushed to this mountainous state once the state government eased travel restrictions earlier this month. Hundreds of cars were seen on the road to Himachal Pradesh, causing heavy traffic.
Read More: IndiGo Rolls Out Discount For Vaccinated Flyers; Heres How You Can Avail It