Emphasises on community preparedness for COVID containment along with economic revival and safeguarding livelihood
SRINAGAR, MAY 29: Deputy Commissioner, Srinagar Dr Shahid Iqbal Choudhary, convened detailed deliberation with all trade and business organisations eliciting suggestions and input for revival of economic activity in a gradual manner under all precautions and solicited public cooperation for COVID containment measures in the city.
The day long deliberations were aimed at finalising sectoral strategies and guidelines with Srinagar specific solutions ranged from striking a balance between economic activity, safeguarding livelihood and effective measures for containment of COVID spread with special focus on education and awareness among masses about preventive measures. The deliberations sessions were attended by heads and members of various trade and business organisations including Kashmir Traders and Manufacturers Federation, Sheher Khaas Traders and Manufacturing Association, Kashmir Economic Alliance, Nowgam Traders Association, Bakers Association, Bazar Committee Union, Koker Bazar, ll Kashmir Gold Association, South City Association, All Traders Transporters Joint Coordination Committee Kashmir, Batamalloo Traders Association, Iqbal Market Associations, Contractors Association, General Bus Stand Association, Panthachowk and Sonwar units of traders associations, J&K Tourism Alliance, Travel Agents Association, Hotel Associations, Indian Association of Tour Operators, Fruit Growers Association and others.
In his opening remains, DC Srinagar presented a detailed resume of COVID containment status in district measures in place. He expressed gratitude to the citizens of Srinagar for their active response to advisories aimed at containment. Highlighting the importance of striking a balance between containment efforts and securing livelihood for people.