SRINAGAR, JUNE 17: The District Administration, Srinagar Wednesday organized a one day workshop for taxi-maxi cab, auto and allied transport operators of the district to create awareness regarding Covid-19 Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s).
On the occasion, Additional Deputy Commissioner, Srinagar, Sajad Qadri said that the district administration is of the view to hold more meetings and training sessions for transport operators on Covid, after which a decision about plying of small passenger vehicles can be taken.
He cautioned transporters that a small negligence in terms of violating SOP’s may endanger the lives of people and impressed upon them to develop the habit of wearing mask and use of sanitizer on a daily basis while on work.
Dy. SP Traffic Srinagar instructed the transporters to keep sanitizers available in their vehicles every time and allow passengers wearing masks to board the vehicle.
Meanwhile, Dr Rubani shared information regarding the causes of spread of corona virus and its containment with transport operators, besides creating awareness regarding SOP’s to be followed by the drivers.
He also impressed upon them to board only 30 percent of seating capacity and change seat covers on a daily basis to prevent the spread of deadly virus.
Among others Regional Transport Officer, Kashmir Akramullah Tak and other officers from Food and Civil Supplies, Drug Control Deptt and Health Department were present during the event.