Pulwama 18 August :As part of relaxation in lockdown restrictions, market in district Pulwama shall remain open from tomarrow as per
odd-even roster, following of SOPs and guidelines pertaining to COVID-19 in letter and spirit.
In an order issued here by District Administration under law & as per the Govt directives to operationalise odd-even roster in the district to ensure that only 50% shops/business establishments remain open on a particular day so as to prevent crowding and to enable queuing of customers as per the advised distancing norm.
The field officials have already numbered each shop in their respective market areas to ensure compliance of the same from tomorrow (Wednesday) onwards.
This is an imp COVID-19 containment measure. Besides, fine shall be imposed as ordered earlier on those violating social distancing norms & other SOPs.
The order reads that district administration has full faith in the business and trading communities of the district and is sure that there will be strict compliance with all SOPs and guidelines like wearing of face masks and observance of distancing while going about their businesses.
Tehsildars should be seen ensuring strict compliance of the odd-even roster from tomorrow morning along with their SHO’s while as Specified essential services shops can remain open on all days
Concerned authorities have been authorised to take strict action against instances of non-compliance with instructions as issued under the order or violations of preventive guidelines and SOPs the government has devised in efforts to reduce spread of COVID-19.