The Telangana government amended the Telangana Shops and Establishment Act 1988 and issued guidelines and conditions for commercial establishments and businesses to operate 24/7. The conditions specified in the notification includes:
- Issuance of ID cards
- Provision of weekly offs
- Adherence to weekly working hours
- Payment of overtime wages and provision of compensatory holidays with wages to employees attending duty on notified national/festival holidays.
A Government Order (GO) was issued which stated that the government of Telangana is granting exemption from Section 7 of the Telangana Shops Establishment Act 1988, which deals with opening and closing hours, subject to certain conditions.