Restaurant operators and retailers are now looking forward to resume business activities after the government on Saturday allowed them to re-open from June 8.
Several Quick Service Restaurants (QSR) operators have redesigned and reorganised layouts of their dining facilities to adhere to social distancing norms along with additional hygiene features, while some have also introduced home delivery and take-away.
While most of the players welcomed government’s order to reopen restaurants and shopping malls in a phased manner from June 8, saying that it would help the economy to recover; others pointed out that more clarity on guidelines was required as respective state governments and the local administration would have a wider say in this.
QSR chain operator KFC India said the new guidelines would help people resume their regular life. Assuring safety and well being of its customers, the company said that it had modified the restaurant designs to reinforce social distancing, and trained team members according to the new norms.
“We have planned for ways in which consumers can enjoy their favourite KFC food with friends and