Permissible Activities of unlock-1 DC Ganderbal visits various areas, reviews implementation of SOPs/guidelines

GANDERBAL, JUNE 18: -With an aim to maintain strict regulation of SOP’s and Covid-19 related guidelines, Deputy Commissioner Ganderbal, Shafqat Iqbal along with ADC, Farooq Ahmad Baba, today visited various areas of the district and took stock of enforcement of permissible activities,unlock-1 guidelines, and implementation of SOPs by the shopkeepers, and restaurant owners.
Among others Tehsildar Ganderbal, ARTO Ganderbal, EO Municipality and officers from police also accompanied the DC during the visit.
The Deputy Commissioner visited Beehama, Duderhama, Touheed Chowk and other markets and exhorted upon the shopkeepers, Barber shops, and restaurant owners for strict adherence to the guidelines in fighting COVID-19 by wearing masks, observing social distancing, frequent hand-washing and maintaining hygiene.
On the occasion, those shopkeepers, commuters and private vehicles plying on the roads who were found violating any of the guidelines/SOPs were fined on the spot.
Deputy Commissioner particularly urged upon the Barber-shops and restaurant owners to work as per the guidelines of Covid-19 and SOPs like maintaining personal hygiene, wearing head gears, Gowns, gloves besides maintaining social distancing, use of sanitizers and avoiding gathering.
On the occasion, Covid-19 guideline posters/stickers were also pasted on the vehicles plying on the roads to create awareness among the masses about SOPs.
Earlier, the Deputy Commissioner chaired a meeting regarding the implementation of unlock-1 guidelines and SOPs, with all Tehsildars and flying squad teams.
The DC directed the Tehsildars to ensure that the Covid related SOPs and guidelines are strictly followed in their respective jurisdictions besides inculcating the masses to wear masks.
ARTO Ganderbal was directed to ensure SOPs are followed by the drivers of Sumo taxis plying in the district and not more than 4 passengers shall be allowed to board. Flying Squads were directed to be more vigilant and active in maintaining the tempo of market inspection on a daily basis.