DDC Kathua reviews arrangements at Quarantine Centers

DDC Kathua O P Bhagat speaking at review meeting on Wednesday.

KATHUA: District Development Commissioner O P Bhagat, today chaired a meeting to review the arrangements for the inmates at Quarantine Centres .
The DDC impressed upon the Nodal Officers to ensure proper safety and security of the inmates in line with latest Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) issued by the government. He directed them to immediately shift the sick inmates, if any to the nearest Community Health Centre (CHC) or GMC Kathua for proper medical care.
He also directed Nodal Officers to immediately discharge the inmates who completed their quarantine time with negative COVID-19 results. The Nodal Officers were asked to make sure that re-sampling of all those inmates who tested negative for COVID-19 was done before being sent for home quarantine, added DDC.
To maintain good hygiene and cleanliness, the DDC directed to ensure changing of bed sheets, disposal of garbage and cleanliness of wash rooms on a daily basis. He also directed Nodal Officers to regularly check the quality of food being given to the inmates.
The DDC passed directions to the Nodal Officers to ensure availability of administrative staff in quarantine centres round the clock. He directed officers to pass directions to the deputed staff to inform all the development to the administration in real time.
The DDC informed that the Boys and Girls hostel of GDC Kathua have been earmarked for women and inmates with families for which Tehsildar Nagri Parole Suninderjeet Kaur has been designated as Nodal Officer to ensure their welfare.
DC State Taxes, Arvind Karwani; ADC Kathua, Atul Gupta; ACR Kathua, Joginder Paul; DySP HQ Kathua, Majeed Mahboob; CMO Kathua, Dr Ashok Chaudhary; Medical Superintendent. Chitra Vaishnavi; Tehsildar Kathua, Kapil Kant Khajuria and other officers of District administration attended the meeting.