DC Doda urges to avoid public gatherings
District Development Commissioner, Dr Sagar D Doifode Thursday chaired a meeting with members of religious organizations, Trade Unions, Civil Society and appealed them to follow advisories regarding precautions issued by Jammu and Kashmir Government
Post by on Thursday, March 19, 2020
District Development Commissioner, Dr Sagar D Doifode Thursday chaired a meeting with members of religious organizations, Trade Unions, Civil Society and appealed them to follow advisories regarding precautions issued by Jammu and Kashmir Government and District Administration to combat the spread of Novel Coronavirus in the district.
DDC sensitized the participants regarding preventions and precautionary measures including cleanliness, avoiding handshakes and social contact cleaning hands frequently with soap and other alcohol based substances and other precautionary measures to avoid the infection.
The meeting was informed by the DDC regarding prevention and control of Corona virus (COVID-19) that district administration has took slew of measures to combat the spread of Coronavirus which includes formation of surveillance teams, placing of screening nakas, imparting training to all the stakeholders, disinfection of the public transport vehicles regularly, as well as public offices and places, distribution of awareness pamphlets, establishment of district control room etc.
President Municipal Council Ved Prakash Gupta, Councillor's of different wards, CMO Doda Dr Mushtaq Ahmed Shah, MS DH Doda Dr Yaqoob Mir, District Epidemiologist Umar Anayat Khan besides other concerned officers were present in the meeting.
The religious organizations were asked to avoid mass gatherings in Temples, Gurudwaras and Mosques. The DDC advised them to make people aware through announcements about the preventive measures to be taken to avert Coronavirus infection.
The participants assured to extend their full support to the administration by following all the advisories/ orders issued by the administration in this regard.