- Brightness returned to market, shopkeepers believe, good days will also come soon
May 21, 2020, 08:19 AM IST
Ratlam. In Lockdown-4, 80 per cent of the shops that were allowed to open on Wednesday were opened, but the subscriptions were only 2 to 20 per cent. From the opening of the shops, the faces of the merchants and customers were seen blossoming. 59 days after the market was crowded in the morning and evening, the city looked bright. When customers arrived wearing masks, shopkeepers and employees wore gloves. The shopkeepers themselves were seen to be following social distancing.
Bullion market: 2% unsubscribed, most prices went away by asking
The bullion market looked bright on Wednesday. The shopkeepers removed the gadgets from the shops and laid plastic carpets to reduce the risk of corona. Some made arrangements for sanitizer and some soap and water. At the time of market closing, on March 21, gold was 42500 (10 grams) which jumped to 46100 on Wednesday. Silver also rose from 39500 (one kg) to 47100 in 59 days. In Sarafa, which has a turnover of 5 to 7 crores, the trade did not cross 50 lakh on Wednesday.
Shops will open from 11 am to 5 am
Jhamak Bharagat, president of Sarafa Traders Association, says that the shops will open from 11 am to 5 pm. The subscription on the first day was not even 2 per cent.
Saree Bazaar: Entering store after thermal screening
New Cloth Market Nolipura has 200 retail shops and 250 wholesale wholesale shops in the city, including 60 shops. Saree businessman Mayur Gandhi said that not all shops were subscribed to the wholesale on the first day. Retail accounted for 15 to 20 percent. Sari has a business of 4 crore rupees daily in the city but bought up to 10 lakh on Wednesday. Customers are allowed to come to the shop only after thermal screening.
Shops will open from 11 am to 6 pm
Sari shops will open from 11 am to 6 pm. The clothes are not allowed to be tried, if a customer insists, then they keep the clothes separate for 12 hours.
Namkeen: 1500 quintal goes out, not even 100
From here, 1500 quintals of Namkeen goes to Rajasthan, Gujarat and Maharashtra, due to lack of transport, 100 quintals are not being delivered in the district. 10 quintals of goods are sold in retail but the figure did not cross one quintal on the first day. This is to say of Bipin Kilosia, former president of the Sweets-Salted Traders Association. The shops will open from 7 am to 6 pm.
Furnaces are not burning at the shops
Kilosia says the furnaces outside the shops are closed at the behest of the administration. Salty is being made in factories and at home.
It is also special
- There are more than 1 thousand restaurants in the city, only 10 percent open. Subscription did not exceed 5%. Home delivery of Pohe, Samosa, Kachori.
- Only 10 percent shops of paan opened.
- In Mochipura, despite having a week-long Eid, the purchase of footwear did not exceed 5 per cent.
- The pot market was not even 2 percent.
- Four wheel servicing started. Vishnu Savita of Maruti says that the servicing time is extended.