Vaccination certificate must, no obscene dressing: Guidelines for New Year parties in Hyderabad

All three Star and above Hotels, Clubs, and Pubs have been asked to comply with the new guidelines which shall remain in force on the intervening night of December 31, 2021, and January 1, 2022.

By Newsmeter Network  Published on  30 Dec 2021 5:07 AM GMT
Vaccination certificate must, no obscene dressing: Guidelines for New Year parties in Hyderabad

Hyderabad: All three Police Commissioners of Greater Hyderabad have issued dos and don'ts during the New Year celebrations. All three Star and above Hotels, Clubs, and Pubs have been asked to comply with the new guidelines which shall remain in force on the intervening night of December 31, 2021, and January 1, 2022.

Here are the norms which should be implemented on the night of New Year's eve.

1. Covid19 Norms:

i. The organizers and management shall ensure that Physical distancing is maintained within the venue.

ii. The organizers and management shall ensure that No person without a mask shall be allowed in the venue.

iii. The organizers and management shall ensure that IR thermometers/thermal scanners should be arranged at the entry point to scan persons entering the venue.

2. The organizers shall ensure that nobody shall be permitted without the production of either electronic or physical certificate of both doses of vaccination.

3. The Licensee (bar, clubs, pubs, etc) should personally and responsibly ensure that passes/tickets/coupons should not be Sold/issued/given in excess of the capacity which violates Covid protocols and social distancing in view of the safety of all.

4. A fine of Rs. 1,000 for not wearing the mask by people in public spaces will be imposed.

5. In the recent reporting of the omicron variant, the organizers shall ensure the following in addition to the regular Covid guidelines:

i. All the necessary steps should be taken by the organizers to ensure that the attendees/invitees are well aware of relevant information, regulations, and restriction, in vogue, beforehand. Regular announcements / visual display arrangements can be made, to that effect, at the venue.

ii. Engage more staff and stewards at the higher-risk areas where crowds are likely to form, such as concession stands/bars, toilets, lifts, corridors, walkways, and entry/exit points, and at standing performances for proper adherence to the covid norms.

iii. All the staff and Organizers, present at the venue should be tested negative for COVID-19 in the last 48 hours.

6. The organizer shall ensure to provide surgical masks to all the persons at the venue and shall provide sanitizers/hand rub of prescribed norms and specifications.

7. The organizer shall ensure that the premises and potentially contaminated areas should be cleaned and disinfected before the start of the program.

LAW AND ORDER CONDITIONS:

1. DJ is not allowed in outdoor events.

2. The sound of the Musical Event shall not be heard beyond the premises, any complaints from the neighbors will be treated seriously.

3. The noise levels laid under Central Pollution Control Board which is 45 decibels shall be strictly followed.

4. The singers should not go into the crowd but shall be in a separate earmarked place.

5. No vulgarity or no obscene dressing or obscene dances should be allowed.

6. The Licensee shall be responsible for preventing the use of Drugs & Psychotropic substances by the participants in the event or in the premises. If the managements fail to prevent the same, it will lead to the culpability of management and action will be taken as per law. The organizer should pay special attention to parking areas & other places where drugs are clandestinely sold. This may be taken seriously by the licensee that it shall be their sole responsibility to prevent Drug Abuse in the premises and stern criminal and penal action will follow.

7. As per A.P Public Safety (Measures) Enforcement Act, 2013, the Licensee shall ensure that CCTV Cameras with recording facility is installed at all the entry, exit points of the establishment covering 50 yards of the streets in front of the establishment. CCTV Cameras shall also be installed with a recording facility at parking places.

8. They should not serve liquor beyond the hours permitted by Excise Department and Liquor should not be served to minors.

9. No minors to be permitted in programmes organized for couples.

10. The organizers are warned not to display fireworks or allow any firearms at the venue of the event.

11. No live band should be conducted in Bars & Restaurants.

TRAFFIC CONDITIONS:

1. The Licensee should ensure parking of all vehicles inside the premises of the establishment. He should not allow parking on the main road.

2. The Licensee should appoint an adequate number of security guards and brief them on systematic parking inside premises and also regulate Traffic in front of the entry and exit gates and take proper security measures inside the venue.

3. There should be separate gates for entry and for the exit.

4. It is the responsibility of the Management of Pubs/Bars to make necessary arrangements to provide Drivers/Cabs to the customers who are in a drunken state to reach their destinations safely.

5. The concept of "designated driver for a day" who can safely take home co-passengers without himself/herself indulging in drinking beyond the limit is to be explained to the customers as well as displayed at prominent places for their safety.

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