Div Com for 100% vaccination of staff in govt, private offices
Stresses on imposing fine on CAB violators in Sgr
Srinagar: Divisional Commissioner (Div Com), Kashmir, Pandurang K. Pole, today held a meeting with officers of various departments regarding the implementation of Covid Appropriate Behavior at public places and Government and private offices in district Srinagar.
In the meeting, Div Com reiterated on the officers to ensure observance of CAB in the offices and enforce Covid guidelines in the public places including parks, business establishments, shops, malls and institutions.
He cautioned them that any negligence for containment of virus will have bad impact on human lives and economy. “We can’t stop virus from mutation but we have to take every precautionary measure to contain spread of virus,” he said.
He directed DDOs to withhold the salary of employees who are not vaccinated yet and directed them to ensure every employee is vaccinated. He said there shall be surprise inspections to check the vaccination certificates and observance of CAB in the offices.
Besides, he directed officers present in the meeting that they should not allow any person without mask in the premises of office.
Meanwhile, he also directed officers of Home guard department, NCC, SDRF to deploy some of their volunteers in Srinagar and other districts for the enforcement of Covid guidelines at public places.
Besides, he directed officers of Drug Control, Food and Civil Supplies, and Metrology to conduct the surprise inspections of medical shops, retail shops, hotels and restaurants to check whether the employees of these establishments are vaccinated and Covid guidelines are followed. He instructed them to impose fine on the violators and cancel the license of third time violator.
He also directed ARTO, Srinagar and traffic police to enforce the implementation of Covid protocol in the passenger and private vehicles.
Div Com also directed director floriculture to prohibit the entry of unmasked and unvaccinated persons in the parks and gardens. He asked director floriculture to establish vaccination booths in the parks and vaccinate non-inoculated visitors.
Further, he asked the police to assist the enforcement teams of all the concerned teams in the implementation of CAB.
The meeting was attended by DC, Srinagar; SSP Srinagar; Commissioner, SMC; dir F&CS; dir Tourism; dir Floriculture; SP, Traffic; Divisional; Commandant HG/SDRF; Dir Health Services; regional transport officer, Commandant SDRF, DY Dir, Drug & Food Control and other officers.