Robust Machanism put in place to tackle Corona Virus Infection in Pulwama

Publish Date : 12/03/2020
Robust Machanism put in place to tackle Corona Virus Infection in Pulwama
Stringent action against overpricing and hoarding of Sanitisers and Masks : District Magistrate.
Pulwama ;District Administration Pulwama has put in place a robust mechanism to tackle the threat of the Corona Virus in the district.
In this regard  Screening camps  and Help desks equipped with doctors and technical staff have  been deputed at different locations particularly at Railway stations ,Toll Plaza and main Entry points to the district.
While as sufficient  quarantine  wards have  been kept ready in all Tehsils of the district.
Meanwhile  more than 40 surveillance teams have been already constituted   for thermal screening  of the individuals  especially having travel history of highly affected countries. While as Rapid Response Teams are working in unison with   the    surveillance teams which report on daily basis.
Various Mobile squads   comprising  the officials from Drug ,F&CS, Revenue and Metrology departments are monitoring the overpricing   of masks and sanitizers in different market places of the district.
District Administration has asked people not to panic as there is no dearth of masks and sanitizers in the District  Administration as ample stocking has already been put in place  and more 1.5 lac sanitisers would be added to the stock within a couple of days.
 District Administration has warned  the  traders and stockists to abstain from overcharging and hoarding of Sanitisers and Masks as  all orders related to preparedness, mitigation & tackling of   COVID-19  shall be construed as passed under Disaster Management Act by District Magistrate and non compliance shall invite penal provisions under  section 61 & 65.