Srinagar: The J&K Government has asked its Home Secretary to monitor the enforcement of Covid Appropriate Behaviour closely and submit a Report to the Chairperson of the State Executive Committee (Chief Secretary) on daily basis.
This is part of the fresh covid-19 guidelines passed the SEC following a review meeting with the ACS (Finance), ACS (Health and Medical Education), Principal Secretary (Home), Principal Secretary (PWD-R&B), ADG/IGs, Divisional Commissioners, Deputy Commissioners, Superintendents of Police and other officers of Jammu and Kashmir on November 20.
The SCE observed that there was a need to continue with the existing COVID containment measures in all districts in view of the “uneven trend” observed in daily Covid cases as well as rising positivity rate.
The SEC reiterated that enforcement of CAB was critical in determining the need for additional restrictions.
The District Magistrates of J&K have been strictly ensure that there is full compliance to Covid Appropriate Behaviour and defaulters are firmly dealt with under relevant sections of the Disaster Management Act and the Indian Penal Code.
“The DMs shall constitute inspection teams of district officers to check whether the instructions contained herein for enforcement of Covid Appropriate Behaviour (CAB) are being implemented by the concerned with due responsibility,” the SEC said in an order, adding, “Further, the DMs shall constitute joint teams of Police and Executive Magistrates for intensifying enforcement of Covid Appropriate Behaviour. The joint teams shall submit daily report regarding activities carried out by them and their assessment of compliance level.”
The Home Secretary, Government of Jammu & Kashmir shall monitor the enforcement of Covid Appropriate Behaviour closely and shall submit a Report to the Chairperson of the State Executive Committee (Chief Secretary) on daily basis, the order reads.
The SEC reiterated other restrictions including regarding education as such the schools, except for relaxations as provided for students of 12th and 10th classes, shall continue to remain closed for on-site in- person teaching. (GNS)