Special Help Desks created in Pulwama, Awantipora
As the government has decided for complete lock down for 21 days and sealing the borders with neighbouring states along the regulation of vehicular movement along the National Highway is already in place District Authorities in Pulwama have appealed the general public to cooperate with the administration in this unprecedented situation and proactively disclose their own travel history, of their relatives and of neighbours.
In this regard a 24*7 Control Room (01933240412) has been established at CMO Office for the screening of the personnel having the recent travel history.
Meanwhile additional Help desks have been established at CMO Office Pulwama and at PHC Awantipora. People are requested to Contact Dr Nuzhat ( 7006130677) and Uzma Bashir (9906738899) at CMO office Help desk while at PHC Awantipora Dr Jaweed Mehmood (9906785983) and Gh Hassan Magray ( 8803948011) can be contacted.
Where as various teams have been constituted with the purpose to examine the suspects for their deputation to various quarantine facilities designated by the district authorities.
The people who voluntarily self report their travel history are advised to carry their travel documents along for their prudent medical management.
The authorities have reiterated that concealment of travel history or circumvention of screening would coerce the authorities to invoke relevant sections of IPC and stringent action shall be intitiated under section 269 IPC( unlawfully or negligently doing something which is likely to spread infection of any dangerous disease to life) , section 270 IPC ( malignant act likely to spread infection of dangerous disease to life), section 271 IPC (knowingly disobeying any quarantine rule) and section 188 IPC ( for disobeying any Govt order). KNS