Srinagar: The Srinagar Mayor Junaid Azim Mattu chaired a meeting to take stock of the measures/steps and restrictive recommendations in wake of surge in Covid-19 cases due to new strain.
Besides Commissioner, Srinagar Municipal Corporation, Athar Amir Khan, the meeting was attended by H.O.D Community Medicine, SKIMS Soura,H.O.D Community Medicine Govt. Medical College Srinagar,H.O.D Chest Medicine, Chest Disease Hospital,Chief Medical Officer, Srinagar Medical Officer I/c Testing, Srinagar Airport, Joint Commissioner (Adm.), Health Officer, SMC Joint Commissioner (Works), SMC Chief Sanitation Officer, SMC Nodal Officer Covid-19 Vaccination / Sanitization, SMC.
Mayor passed on directions to all the enforcement agencies to manage the situation on day to day basis with reasonable restrictions in synergy with guidelines of SDMA.
He also stressed on the need for constituting a General Committee to reach out to the people.
Moreover, it was also discussed that sustainable restrictions be made in public places, business establishments and other religious places.
Only 50% capacity of the passengers shall be allowed in public transport in coordination with traffic Police reiterated Mattu.
He further stressed that Rapid Testing shall be made mandatory for the travellers and tourists coming from outside state.
The forum also recommended roasters for the government offices especially for the teaching / non-teaching staff of schools.
Mattu emphasized that the law enforcement agencies shall go for strict compliance of SOPs to the new strain of Covid-19. (KNS)