Hyderabad: The Directorate of Enforcement, Vigilance & Disaster Management of Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation has sealed as many as 140 institutions in the Hyderabad city including Gymnasiums, Schools, supermarkets, Bars and Pubs which have violated the lockdown orders issued by the Telangana government.

The Vigilance department said several Gymnasiums, Coaching centers, Fitness Studios etc.,in the Hyderabad city are kept open in the morning hours and closed by 10 o’clock. To inspect such types of establishments the Directorate of EV&DM has deployed teams in the morning hours. These teams have inspected from 6 am and found 28 establishments which are violating the orders issued by the Government and the same have been sealed.

Global concept School, Ravindra Bharathi School, Bharathi Vidhya Nikethan high School, Zenas International Schools, Sri Tirumala Convent High School are the five schhols sealed for lockdown violation in the city. There are also multiple coaching institutions and study halls that have been sealed apart from fitness centers, bars and pubs.

The enforcement teams of EV&DM has also inspected various supermarkets, medical stores, wholesale markets etc and sealed 10 shops/establishments which have violated the orders issued by the government. This includes, Karachi Bakery Banjarahills, Ratnadeep Supermarket- Sri Nagar Colony, D-Mart LB Nagar, Vijetha Supermarket, etc.

The Directorate of EV&DM has issued 230 notices to the Malls, super markets, commercial establishments, etc in the limits of GHMC.

Further it was brought to the notice of the department that there being public congregation in the shopping malls, hyper markets, commercial establishments, etc., there is need to take certain measures to contain the spread of virus.

In this regard, notices are being issued to all the Malls, hyper markets, commercial establishments, etc, directing to screen the visitors using Thermal screening devices and also sanitize the entire area where there will be movement of public as many times as required and also to provide hand gloves, masks, sanitizers, etc to the staff and hand sanitizers to visitors.

The Government has further ordered that all Shops, commercial establishments, offices, factories, workshops, godowns etc. shall close their operations. Further vide G.O.Ms. 45 dated 22-03-2020 the government has excluded the following shops/establishments providing essential goods and services from the Lock Down,

a) Banks/ATMs and related activities.
b) Print and electronic media.
c) IT and ITeS, including telecom, postal and internet Services.
d) Supply chain and transport of essential commodities.
e) E-Commerce (delivery) of essential goods including food, pharmaceutical and medical equipment.
f) Sale of food items, groceries, milk, bread, fruits, vegetables, eggs, meat, fish and their transportation and warehousing activities.
g) Take-away/ home delivery at restaurants.
h) Hospitals, optical stores, diagnostic centres, pharmaceuticals manufacturing and their transportation.
i) Petrol pumps, LPG gas, oil agencies, their godowns and their related transport operations.
j) All security services including those provided by private agencies.
k) Private establishments that support the provisioning of essential services or the efforts for containment of COVID-19.
l) Airports and related services.

The Government of Telangana had issued orders vide G.O.Rt. No. 4 dated 14-03-2020 to close the educational instructions till 31-03-2020 and parks, theatres, museums, gymnasiums, bars and pubs, cultural events, sports events, conferences, workshops etc., till 21-03-2020 and further the same is extended till 07-05-2020.

The Government has issued orders to take all necessary actions under the Disaster Management Act, 2005 and Epidemic Disease Act, 1897 to prevent and contain the spread of COVID-19 Virus.

Following are the list of shops/establishments sealed,

List of Establishments sealed by the Directorate of EV&DM
Sl.No. Name of Establishment Type of Establishment Zone
1 Platinum Fitness Club Gym Charminar
2 Apollo Gym Gym Charminar
3 Sweat out fitness Gym Gym Charminar
4 Hind fourth Institute Institute Charminar
5 Lyceum Academy Institute Charminar
6 Fitness Mania Unisex Gym Gym Charminar
7 MazarCommersAcadamy Institute Charminar
8 Celebrity Fitness Studio Fitness studio Charminar
9 Muscle Fitness studio Gym Charminar
10 Global concept school School Charminar
11 NGCC Institute Institute Charminar
12 Sri Sai Group of Institute School Charminar
13 Sri Durga Gym Gym Charminar
14 The Indian Gym Gym Charminar
15 Olympic Gym Gym Charminar
16 Moghal Gym Gym Charminar
17 Hit Fit Gym Gym Khairatabad
18 SatyaSaiKalyanamandapam Function Hall Khairatabad
19 Vinay Tech House Institute Khairatabad
20 Oscar IT Solutions Institute Khairatabad
21 Rhino Technologies Institute Khairatabad
22 MNP Technologies Institute Khairatabad
23 Python, Core & Advanced Institute Khairatabad
24 Dream Media Solutions Institute Khairatabad
25 Elite Institute of Foreign Languages Institute Khairatabad
26 Ashwin Fitness Gym Gym Khairatabad
27 Vivo Health Care Fitness studio Khairatabad
28 Frankfinn Institute of Air Hostess Institute Khairatabad
29 Mind Cure System Institute Khairatabad
30 Club18 Gym Gym Khairatabad
31 RavindraBharathi School School Khairatabad
32 Mak Aviation Academy Institute Khairatabad
33 Junaid Tutorial Institute Khairatabad
34 Gulf Academy of Safety Institute Khairatabad
35 Fitness freek Gym Gym Khairatabad
36 Peoples career overseas Institute Institute Khairatabad
37 Oasis Educational Academy Institute Khairatabad
38 Fit & Fit Fitness Gym Gym Khairatabad
39 US Dance Academy Institute Khairatabad
40 Info Share raining institute Institute Khairatabad
41 Raghavendra Coaching centre Institute Khairatabad
42 Gaming Zone at Westend mall Play Area Khairatabad
43 SR IT Solutions Institute Khairatabad
44 Banjara Snooker Centre Sports Club Khairatabad
45 Ozone Gym Gym Khairatabad
46 Power Zone Gym Gym Khairatabad
47 BharathiVidyaNiketan High School School Khairatabad
48 Zenas International School School Kukatpally
49 K. L. Restaurant And Bar Bar &Restaurent Kukatpally
50 Soft Core Institute Institute Kukatpally
51 Srikanth Tech Academy Institute Kukatpally
52 Sudhakar Institute of Commerce Institute Kukatpally
53 Digital Hub Training Center Institute Kukatpally
54 Power House GYM Gym Kukatpally
55 Russells Institute of Spoken English Institute Kukatpally
56 Amar Soft Tech Pvt Ltd Institute Kukatpally
57 Software Technologies Institute Kukatpally
58 Srikanth English Academy Institute Kukatpally
59 Rahul Swim Academy Swimming pool Kukatpally
60 Goodrich IT solutions Institute Kukatpally
61 English Springs Institute Institute Kukatpally
62 Mantrix Institute Institute Kukatpally
63 Rao’s College of Commers Institute Kukatpally
64 Sri Tirumala convent High School School Kukatpally
65 Taika Martial Arts Academy Karate institute Kukatpally
66 Asian Fitness Gym Gym Kukatpally
67 Fortune Flyers Training Institute Institute LB nagar
68 Be Soft Coaching Center Institute LB nagar
69 WingsWay Global Training Academy Institute LB nagar
70 Blue Frams Animations Institute LB nagar
71 Zest Institute of Hotel Management Institute LB nagar
72 Sri Chaitanya Academy & College Institute LB nagar
73 Vani Institute Institute LB nagar
74 Fast Lean Fitness Center Gym LB nagar
75 Vidya Study Rooms Block 1 Study Room LB nagar
76 Vidya Study Rooms Block 2 Study Room LB nagar
77 21st Century Gym Gym LB nagar
78 Wisdom Study Rooms Study Room LB nagar
79 Shradha Reading Rooms Study Room LB nagar
80 Vanish Institute Institute LB nagar
81 S.M.Indoor Swimming Pool Swimmingpool LB Nagar
82 Snooker Longe Sports club LB Nagar
83 Oxygen fitness studio Gym LB Nagar
84 DSNR Reading Room Study Hall LB Nagar
85 Rishi Reading Rooms. Study Hall LB Nagar
86 Vidya Reading Rooms. Study Hall LB Nagar
87 Pragathi Reading Rooms. Study Hall LB Nagar
88 Power Max Gym Gym LB Nagar
89 Gianz Gym Gym LB Nagar
90 BRS Gym Gym LB Nagar
91 Sky Box Sports Club Sports Club LB Nagar
92 Body Rocks Dance & Fitness Studio Fitness studio LB Nagar
93 Happy Fitness Gym Gym LB Nagar
94 Queens Lady Gym Gym LB Nagar
95 Olympic Fitness Gym Gym LB Nagar
96 Diamond’s Gym & Fitness Gym LB Nagar
97 Apple Gym Gym LB Nagar
98 Sri BalajiVyayamShala Gym LB Nagar
99 Classmate academy, Institute Secunderabad
100 02x hungry minds study hall Study Hall Secunderabad
101 Everest IAS academy Institute Secunderabad
102 Vibrant study space Institute Secunderabad
103  S.S study hall Institute Secunderabad
104 S.V Study hall Study Hall Secunderabad
105 Vijayender academy Institute Secunderabad
106 Challengers study hall Study Hall Secunderabad
107 Winner study hall Study Hall Secunderabad
108 Sadhana study hall. Study Hall Secunderabad
109 Arudra study Hall Study Hall Secunderabad
110 Smart Minds Study hall Study Hall Secunderabad
111 My3 Academy   Secunderabad
112 R.C.Reddy IAS study circle Institute Secunderabad
113 R.C.Reddy IAS study circle Institute Secunderabad
114 Vasavi study hall Study Hall Secunderabad
115 United study hall Study Hall Secunderabad
116 SSSA Reddy study hall, Study Hall Secunderabad
117 Fitness Physio Gym Gym Secunderabad
118 Satva Yoga Fitness Centre Fitness studio Secunderabad
119 J.S Yoga Studio Fitness studio Secunderabad
120 Dr. Reddy’s Reading Room Study Room Secunderabad
121 RC Reddy IAS Study Academy Institute Secunderabad
122 Sri Chaitanya IAS Academy Institute Secunderabad
123 Shine India Academy Institute Secunderabad
124 Arya Study Hall Study Room Secunderabad
125 YMCA Extreme Table tennis Sports Club Secunderabad
126 Freedom Fitness Gym Secunderabad
127 Jungle Bay children’s amusement park Amusement park Serilingampally
128 Lets go Fitness Gym Gym Serilingampally
129 Model Fitness Gym Gym Serilingampally
130 Baba bro’s Dance &Zumba fitness centre Fitness studio Serilingampally
131 Resign Sky Bar Bar Serilingampally
132 Fitness trend Gym Gym Serilingampally
133 Sky zone( Sarat city Capital) Play Area Serilingampally
134 Trideom ( Sarat City Capital) Play Area Serilingampally
135 Vayuputra’s Gym Gym Serilingampally
136 J.B Systems Institute Serilingampally
137 Sunshine Techno System Institute Serilingampally
138 Elite Sports Hub Sports Club Sherlingampally
139 Chillis Bar & Restaurant Bar &Restaurent Sherlingampally
140 Smash Bar & Restaurant Bar & Restaurant Sherlingampally

Dheeshma Puzhakkal

Dheeshma Puzhakkal is currently a Reporter with Newsmeter. An alumnus of Hyderabad Central University, she has interned with Greater Kashmir newspaper and NDTV. Dheeshma has also made short films and documentaries. Her documentary ‘Still I Rise’, which is based on sex-trafficking in Hyderabad’s Old City, has earned accolades in several film festivals, such as International Documentary and Short Film Festival, Kerala (IDSFFK). An avid foodie, she loves to travel and listen to stories that others tell. Photography is one of her all-time interests. She has extensively written on satellite-based journalism, health, consumer, and data stories besides covering anti-crime investigative agencies.

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