Bhubaneswar: The state government on Saturday issued standard operating procedure (SOP) for the opening of roadside dhabas amid coronavirus.
According to the SOP issued by the Regional Transport Office, Bhubaneswar, five dhabas will remain open alongside the National Highway between Balugan and Bhubaneswar exclusively for drivers transporting essential goods.
The dhaba owners have been asked to provide the drivers food packets instead of serving them at the tables and also not to sell food to locals.
The cost of each food packet has been fixed at Rs 50 excluding a water bottle and the paper plate.
Besides, the dhaba owners have been asked to strictly adhere to the social distancing guidelines of the state government.