‘Stranded passengers, employees allowed entry into Gurez Valley’
Employees posted in Gurez asked to travel from May 03 to May 05
BANDIPORA: The Bandipora District administration has issued fresh guidelines today, for movement of traffic on Bandipora-Gurez road to allow stranded passengers and employees to return to their homes or join their duties in Gurez.
The guidelines will come into effect from May 06.
Pertinently, the District Magistrate Bandipora had imposed ban on entry of people into Gurez valley On April 06 as a precautionary measure to prevent spread of COVID-19.
According to the fresh order issued by the District Magistrate, Bandipora, Shahbaz Ahmad Mirza, all Government employees except of Education Department, posted in Sub Division Gurez have been asked to report to Gurez from May 03 to May 05, while the general public of Gurez can travel to Gurez from May 06.
As per the guidelines issued today, employees will be allowed to move on production of their Identity Cards while ARTO, Bandipora has been asked to make transport available for the employees. No vehicle will be allowed without valid permission to travel on road.
Persons from Red Zones shall not be allowed to move to Gurez till the Red zone is declared “Green zone”. All the vehicles moving towards Gurez will be fumigated and medical checkup of the travellers will be conducted at Lal Qila Morh, Pethkoot.
Any symptomatic person shall not be allowed to move to Gurez and will be immediately referred to the hospital for follow up.
At Gurez, fresh screening will be conducted at Koragbal and 15 days Administrative or Home Quarantine to the passengers depending up their health status will be advised, while the vehicles will also be fumigated at the place.
No movement from Gurez to Bandipora will be allowed for the time being except for medical emergencies and other emergencies on permission, to be issued by the Sub Divisional Magistrate, Gurez.