Tribune Information Service
Chandigarh, April 23
After Prime Minister Narendra Modi acknowledged that lockdown needs to be the final resort to take care of the Covid-19 disaster, the UT Administration has determined to not impose a weekend lockdown within the metropolis. The choice was taken at a evaluation assembly chaired by UT Administrator VP Singh Badnore right here right now.
Because of the Authorities of India, we’re getting one lakh doses of vaccine for Chandigarh on April 24. — Manoj Parida, UT Adviser
Property Workplace, RLA shut for week
The Property Workplace, the Sub-Registrar’s Workplace and the RLA workplace, the place many workers have been contaminated, will stay shut until April 30.
Exempted, industrialists thank UT
We thank the Administration for exempting industries. It has allowed the models, which run evening shifts, so long as employees don’t exit and comply with SOPs. — Naveen Manglani, President, Chamber of Chandigarh Industries
Lake closed on weekend
- Sukhna Lake will stay closed on the weekend (Saturday and Sunday)
- The museums, libraries and spa will proceed to stay closed
“No weekend lockdown in Chandigarh, solely evening curfew from 9 pm to five am on all days,” stated UT Adviser Manoj Parida after the assembly. Nevertheless, no gathering or non-essential journey could be allowed within the metropolis in the course of the evening curfew.
Whereas reviewing the general Covid state of affairs, the Administrator expressed severe concern in regards to the rising variety of circumstances. He directed MC Commissioner KK Yadav and Deputy Commissioner Mandip Singh Brar to accentuate testing and phone tracing in order to make sure sufferers medical remedy in time.
Badnore reviewed the standing of availability of oxygen in all medical establishments and expressed satisfaction that because of commissioning of oxygen plant, there was no scarcity of oxygen within the metropolis. He directed the Well being Division to watch the supply of life-saving medicine within the metropolis and make sure that such medicines weren’t offered on the black market.
The Administrator directed the Inspector Common of Prisons to organise a particular camp for testing and vaccination of all eligible inmates within the Burail Jail.
Retaining in view the chance of unfold of an infection in hostels, the Administration has directed all academic establishments to permit college students to remain provided that unavoidable. The heads of establishments should make sure that the inmates have been correctly examined and verified.
The business is allowed to run evening shifts, offered the Covid protocol is adopted on the premises. Nevertheless, the administration will likely be liable for any violation of the Covid protocol.
The Administrator particularly directed the police authorities to concentrate on crowded areas like markets, malls, railway stations, ISBT, and so on, the place the Covid protocol must be strictly adopted. Intensify patrolling within the metropolis and challan all violators, he directed.
The Administrator appealed to the general public representatives, municipal councillors, market associations and resident welfare associations to steer individuals to put on a masks and get inoculated in opposition to the illness. He introduced that any organiser can request for a particular vaccination camp of their space by submitting an inventory of not less than 100 beneficiaries to the Principal Secretary, Well being, UT.
“We’re grateful to the UT Administration for exempting the industries from lockdown. It has allowed the economic models, which run evening shifts, so long as employees don’t enterprise out of the manufacturing facility premises in the course of the curfew timings and comply with the SOPs. All industrial models have been suggested to comply with Covid protocol,” stated Naveen Manglani, president, Chamber of Chandigarh Industries