Bengaluru: Nandi Hill, the popular tourist site in Bengaluru city saw around 15,000 visitors in the first week since it opened on September 7.
According to a report by TNM, masks have been made compulsory for visitors and they have been advised against gathering together on the hills.
Nandi Hills opened for the first time since the nationwide lockdown on September 7. The site is currently open to visitors between 8 AM and 5 PM. Previously, they were open for 12 hours, i.e. from 6 AM to 6 PM.
An official told TNM that they are expecting to get more visitors from next weekend onwards. They added that there are no restrictions as to the number of people allowed to visit the hills, however, the visitors are being advised against crowding.
Staff members at the sites have also been advised to follow the necessary precautions. They are to wear face shields and face masks.
Additionally, police personnel and home guards have also been deployed to keep an eye on the visitors and make certain that physical distancing norms are being followed. NGOs and their volunteers will also be monitoring the visitors.