Punjab

RADHA SAOMI DERA BEAS ACTIVISTS JOIN RELIEF OPERATIONS IN FAZILKA

March 28, 2020 05:10 PM
Fazilka DC inspects preparation of food packets and distributes the same to needy.

Abohar/Fazilka (Face2News)

The followers of Radha Saomi Dera Beas at Fazilka have also joined the drive to  provide food packets to poor and needy people who had lost labor work due to indefinite curfew that was clamped on Monday to prevent spread
of pandemic.

Deputy Commissioner Arvind Pal Singh Sandhu appreciated the decision of Dera Beas local activists and other non-government organisations to help needy. He was assisted by social-activists today in distributing 250 food packets in dwellings. The NGOs had prepared 3000 packets taking all precautions related to hygiene.

DC has given three hours relaxation in curfew to banks in urban, sub-urban and rural areas. He has issued orders to keep the banks open from 11 am to 2 pm with skeleton staff by ensuring proper hygiene and sanitation measures. Mr. Sandhu said that one branch of every bank in urban and sub urban area will be opened with skeleton staff from 11 am to 2 pm for normal working days. He also authorised the Lead Bank Manager Fazilka to prepare the list of banks operational in the rural areas to make a
roster of these branches on certain days of the week.

    Meantime, in order to ensure smooth functioning of banks, the DC has given three hours relaxation in curfew to banks in urban, sub-urban and rural areas. He has issued orders to keep the banks open from 11 am to 2 pm with
skeleton staff by ensuring proper hygiene and sanitation measures. Mr. Sandhu said that one branch of every bank in urban and sub urban area will be opened with skeleton staff from 11 am to 2 pm for normal working days. He also authorised the Lead Bank Manager Fazilka to prepare the list of banks operational in the rural areas to make a
roster of these branches on certain days of the week.

The orders further stipulated that the branches will carry out only cash transactions, government transactions and some other clearing functions relating to the essential services besides opening of currency chest to fulfill the cash requirements. The DC also mandated bank managers to ensure proper implementation of  instructions issued by health department in view of containing COVID-19 during working hours including hygiene and sanitation measures and wearing of masks and gloves by the staff.

The social distancing i.e. 1 to 1.5 meter will also be ensured. As per orders, the employee staff of banks, cash logistic/cash in transit companies/employees shall be permitted to travel/transit.  

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