STATE TIMES NEWS
SRINAGAR, APRIL 08: In order to contain the spread of Coronavirus infection, all incoming travelers coming by road shall undergo testing at Lower Munda in district Kulgam.These remarks were made by the Deputy Commissioner (DC) Srinagar, Mohammed Aijaz Asad while chairing a meeting to review Covid-19 related situation at TRC here.He said that the testing for travelers coming by road shall be started in a couple of days as this would help in containing the spread of virus in the Valley.The DC said that mass vaccination of hotel staff, drivers, houseboat staff and others concerned with the tourism sector as frontline workers shall be started across all tourist destinations.Besides, he said that a special Covid-19 related training programme shall be conducted for the staff members to ensure that all SOPs are followed strictly while dealing with tourists and catering their services to the tourism sector.He urged tourism stakeholders to ensure proper sanitation and hygiene in all hotels besides keep two rooms available for isolation of tourists in case they test positive.Emphasizing on strict following of Covid-19 related SOPs, he said as shared responsibility, each stakeholder has to work with the concerned department as a team to ensure effective tourism as well as effective dealing with the pandemic.On the occasion, Dr Gazalla, in charge Covid-19 testing at Airport deliberated on the importance of vaccination, trimming it as necessary to fight the pandemic.She said that the vaccine is safe which ensures less morbidity and mortality incase vaccinated gets infected.Various tourism stakeholders from Srinagar, Gulmarg, Pahalgam and Sonamarg also attended the meeting and shared various concerns with the chair.The tourism players raised various demands including hiring of separate hotel accommodation for isolation of infected tourists, permission to tourists to the valley only after their RT-PCR test reports, improvement in testing facility at the Airport and sanitation of hotels.Commissioner SMC, Director Tourism, Director Health, CEOs of Gulmarg, Pahalgam and Sonamarg Development Authorities attended the meeting.
Live Today, Love Today!
COVID vaccination & Cardiac ailments: Dispelling the myths
Parihaspora – The Smiling City of Lalitaditya
Withheld some a/cs within India, to continue advocating right of free expression: Twitter
New generation ICD with latest technology implanted at SSH Jammu
Rupee surges 23 paise to 74.70 against US dollar in early trade
Petrol price cut by 16 paise, diesel 14 paise
WPI inflation spikes to over 8-year high of 7.39% in March
Rupee falls 17 paise to 75.22 against US dollar in early trade
Forex Market Closed for ‘Gudi Padwa’
Download 10Cric Casino app, and enjoy Indias most popular casino games, directly on your mobile!
Gamble with real money online! Play Indias favourite casino games at 7Jackpots.com, Indias most trusted online casino site.
© 2020 State Times Daily Newspaper | Powered by Ideogram Technology Solutions [P] Ltd.