COVID19: DC G'bl inspects several areas

With an aim to maintain strict regulation of permissible activities in lockdown for orange zones, Deputy Commissioner (DC) Ganderbal, Shafqat Iqbal today conducted inspections of several areas of the district.

During the inspection, the DC took on the spot review of implementation of the mandatory guidelines for permissible activities during lockdown 4.0 followed by shopkeepers, commuters and private vehicles plying on the roads.

The DC warned violators of strict action if anyone was found opposing any of the guidelines. He said wrong parking of vehicles will be viewed seriously and stern action will be taken in this regard. He said shops shall remain open from 9am to 5pm only.

While inspecting Nagbal Chowk, the DC directed the President of market association, Nagbal, to assure that all the commercial activities in the market shall be carried out as per the SOP’s like drawing circles outside shops for maintaining social distancing, wearing face masks, use of sanitizers, and avoiding unnecessary rush.

Shopkeepers were told to maintain personal hygiene and make wearing of face masks compulsory, avoid profiteering, besides, displaying already notified rate lists for selling essential commodities.

Meanwhile, some shops were also sealed on the spot who were found violating guidelines of permissible activities under the lockdown.