The Guwahati Municipal Corporation has issued new SOPs for spas and salons in view of alleged complaints about malpractices in certain establishments.
[Image for Representation] The Guwahati Municipal Corporation has issued new SOPs for spas, salons, and beauty parlours. (PTI photo)
The Guwahati Municipal Corporation has issued new Standard of Procedure (SOP) for spas, salons and beauty parlours in the district. The new guidelines include provisions like no massage can be provided by the opposite sex and the main door should be transparent.
Siddharth Goswami, joint commissioner of Guwahati Municipal Corporation, said, “We’ve issued a new Standard of Procedure for spas, salons, beauty parlours, etc. Now, therapy or massage can’t be provided by the opposite sex.”
“There shall not be any exclusive chamber or room in these establishments. The main door should be transparent,” he added.
Siddharth Goswami said that the new rules have been formulated in view of complaints received regarding malpractices in certain establishments.
According to the GMC chief, the new SOP has been formulated pursuant to the “number of complaints which have been received from citizens regarding malpractices in certain SPAs and unisex parlour which is detrimental to the civic society.”
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