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DC Rajouri inspects Quarantine Centres, takes stock of arrangements

RAJOURI : The Deputy Commissioner Rajouri, Mohammad Nazir Sheikh today visited various Quarantine centres established in the district and took stock of arrangements being put in place for the persons coming from abroad.The DC was accompanied by Senior Superintendent of Police Chandan Kholi,CMO,Sanjeev Puri,EXN PHE,PDD, Additional Superintendent of Police Liaqat Choudhary,ACR,Mohd Ashraf,DY CMO,Anees Altaf Nabi,AD FCS &CA, Mukhtar Ahmed lone,DIO, Narinder Raina and other officers form the Health and MC Rajouri.

The Deputy Commissioner visited the Quarantine Centre established at Government Girls Higher secondary school Rajouri and Boys Pahari Hostel Rajouri and took stock of arrangements being in place at the Quarantine Centres.The DC was informed that Supervisory Officers,cooks ,Sweepers  and Nodal Officers have also been designated for each quarantine centre established across the district who will assist and report the District Quarantine Nodal Officer.

The DC also interacted with the Supervisory and Medical staff. He directed the concerned to remain in touch with the District Administration and directed for frequent fumigation of the Quarantine centres  premises.The DC impressed the concerned officers to provide proper hygienic refreshment to the boarders besides ensuring proper sanitation, heating and round the clock electricity at the Quarantine centre.

Earlier, the Deputy Commissioner convened a meeting of officers to review the preparedness in wake of COVID-19 and to review facilities being provided at Quarantine Centres established in the district.

The Senior Superintendent of Police l,Chandan Kholi, Chief Medical Officer Rajouri, Sanjeev Puri,Additional Deputy Commissioner,Sher Singh, Additional Superintendent of Police Liaqat Choudhary, Assistant Commissioner Revenue Mohd Ashraf,Deputy Director planning, Bilal Mir, District Panchayat Officer Dr Abdul Khabir, Tehsildar Rajouri Sheraz Chouhan,Assistant Director Food Civil Supplies and Consumers Affairs, Mukhtar Ahmed lone,STO,Ashiq Rafiq Malik, District Information Officer,Narinder Kumar ,EO MC Rajouriand other concerned officers attended the meeting.

A threadbare discussion was held with regards to preventing deadly pandemic Coronavirus,facilities at the Quarantine centres, fumigation of the cities,GMC and other issues like restrictions in the movement of public, checking of the markets, the Deputy Commissioner was informed that 31 Quarantine Centres with 1210 beds have been established in the district as per the prescribed protocol of the Government.
The DDC directed concerned officers to ensure the availability of all basic facilities in the Quarantine Centres and directed to provide separate rooms for ladies and gents.It was also informed in the meeting that an exclusive women Quarantine centre has been established at Government Girls Higher secondary school Rajouri.

He said that all rooms should be properly ventilated, besides arrangements of heating, lighting, electricity and water supply should be ensured. Special arrangements for covered bins, washrooms, sanitizers and triple layer masks should be made available.
The DC directed that  refreshment to be provided to the  inmates. He also directed Executives Officers of Municipal Committees to ensure proper sanitation services in and around the Quarantine Centres by ensuring spraying and fumigation. 
The Officers of Food safety,FCS&CA,Legal Meteorology was directed to check the market as number of complaints are pouring in regarding hike in prices of the essential Commodities.