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DC Bhupesh Chandra Das holds meeting on COVID-19 management in Sonitpur district

Deputy Commissioner Bhupesh Chandra Das on Tuesday held a meeting to discuss COVID-19 management in the district at the conference hall of the DC’s office.


Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  21 Oct 2021 4:00 AM GMT

Our Correspondent

TEZPUR: Deputy Commissioner Bhupesh Chandra Das on Tuesday held a meeting to discuss COVID-19 management in the district at the conference hall of the DC's office.

Initiating the discussion, the chairman requested all officials to follow all COVID-19 related SOPs. The chairman then requested Additional Deputy Commissioner and CEO, DDMA, Romy Baruah to discuss in detail the important points of the SOPs issued by ASDMA/Health Department/Education Department for COVID-19 management in the district.

The CEO, DDMA informed all that as per the order vide no. ASDMA. 28/2021/247 dated. October 1 ,2021 any area where case load is 10 or more in the last 7 days will be notified as containment zone. Circle Officers and Joint Director, Health Services were asked to keep track and inform the Deputy Commissioner immediately for notifying containment zones. The CEO, DDMA intimated all that though cinema halls / theatres are now allowed to open with 50 per cent seating capacity with fully vaccinated viewers, the owners should confirm that COVID appropriate behavior are followed. In case of mobile theatres the organizers should abide by the order no. ASDMA.28/2021/270 dated October 8, 2021. The CEO, DDMA informed all that schools are now going to be opened, hence all guidelines issued by Education departments.

The chairman also instructed the Inspector of Schools and DEEO, Sonitpur to comply with all the SOPs. He also directed them to take steps to immediately conduct SMDC meetings regarding compliance of the SOPs. The meetings are to be conducted within 10 days and minutes of the meetings are to be submitted to IS/DEEO/BEEO, Sonitpur. The chairman also requested to conduct orientations/ meetings between teachers and students regarding COVID appropriate behavior and vaccination.

The chairman emphasized the fact that the education department mechanism needed to be fully functional. He pointed out that cleanliness, sanitization, SMDC meetings, and student orientation are the most important steps that need to be taken. The chairman also instructed all SMDC to procure thermal scanners and three- layer masks from their available fund.

The Circle Officers and Deputy Director, FCS & CA were directed to plan for circle-wise meetings with all GP Secretary, fair price shop owners, gaon burhas, health officials, Aadhar agencies by October 27, 2021.

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