DM Ganderbal inspects functioning of 24*7 Control Room for COVID-19
GANDERBAL: The District Magistrate Ganderbal, Shafqat Iqbal along with Additional Deputy Magistrate Farooq Ahmad Baba today conducted a surprise inspection of District Control Room for COVID-19, established at Mini Secretariat Complex Ganderbal.
During the inspection, the DM was briefed by the Tehsildar Head Quarter, Showkat Husain, who is nominated as Nodal Officer for the Control Room about its functioning. While enquiring about the calls received since the establishment of Control Room, it was informed that 197 calls are received till date out which 183 cases are followed.
The DM also enquired about the action report on received calls on daily basis and was informed that 16 samples were sent for testing all are negative.
The Deputy Magistrate also sought the detail about the tracing of persons who participated in religious congregation in Delhi’s Nizamudin area or who have come to contact with the Tablighi Jamaat persons.
Chief Planning Officer, Anika Mushtaq, Syed Shabir, JD Employment Kashmir, who is nominated as overall in-charge for activities regarding COVID-19 and District Control Room, were also present.
While appreciating the officials for maintaining updated record as per SOP, the DM urged the Nodal Officer to monitor all activities associated with COVID-19 as per laid down guidelines besides ensuring close coordination with the surveillance teams and nominated Administrators for Quarantine Centers, Red Zone etc.
Meanwhile the DM warned all those people with travel history of aboard, outside J&K or who have been part of Tableegi Jamaat to report the District Administration within next two days stating that tough action as per law will be taken against those who fail to come forward.