Karnataka allows garment units to operate at half their strength, Retail News, ET Retail

Davida Erdahl

The Condition Govt on Wednesday authorized garment models to function at half their ability responding to demands from the sector which employs about eight lakh workers in Bengaluru.

The April 26 notification had authorized the manufacturing, design and agriculture sector to function all through the fourteen-working day lockdown which took outcome on Tuesday night.

Garment models had informed the government that they have rigorous export commitments to European markets, defaults of which would final result in penalties. And, if they unsuccessful to satisfy delivery schedules to international consumers, they could divert orders to countries like Bangladesh and could deny them future orders as very well.

Since most garment models are on the outskirts of it is unclear how workers will journey as most of them are girls and regular buyers of public transport.

“We will consider to regulate with people today who live in the vicinity of our factories and

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