DC Budgam convenes meeting of Chairperson BDC's, President MC's

DC Budgam convenes meeting of Chairperson BDC's, President MC's

BUDGAM, JUNE 06: Deputy Commissioner (DC) Budgam, Shahbaz Ahmed Mirza today convened a meeting of all BDC Chairpersons and President of MCs to have an interaction on containment of covid-19 in the district.

Speaking on the occasion, the DC said, COVID-19 crisis is a challenge and to curtail its spread from gross root level, contact tracing has to be followed up with more vigor and energy.

He said general public shall adhere and follow the instructions prescribed under lock down guidelines and protocol to help contain transmission of virus.

The DC handed over 8500 masks to Chairperson BDCs for onward distribution among public in concerned areas and emphasized upon them to utilize their available resources, approach in their concerned areas to facilitate cent percent information about the persons hiding their travel history.

Adding he said that the initiative can minimize the community transmission threat to the large extent.

The DC urged upon all BDC chairpersons and presidents of MCs that being elected by the people and as their representatives, it is their responsibility to come up to expectation of electorate and present circumstances are challenge for all of us and there is need to fight against it collectively.

Further, the DC directed that BDCs & MCs must also involve the services of village Numberdars, Chowkidars and other senior citizens to prepare general public to follow all precautions required to derail the spread of this pandemic.

On the occasion the DM directed all Tehsildars to enforce lock down measures strictly where it necessary.

He further instructed that anyone found violating the guidelines, not wearing masks shall be taken to task.

Among others, the meeting was attended by ADC Budgam, GM DIC Budgam, Nodal officer Covid-19, ACD, CMO, DIO and concerned officials.