Shopian: The Deputy Commissioner (DC) Shopian, Sachin Kumar Vashiya today convened a meeting of concerned officers regarding the pandemic and the SOPs to be followed in Covid-19 containment.
During the meeting, the DC said that Religious leaders, Imams, Khatebs and other local Masjids have a key role in the battle against fresh wave of Covid-19 in order to bring about a conscientious behavioral change with regard to the importance of wearing masks, maintaining hygiene and social distancing in their respective areas.
He urged upon them to proactively sensitize the people to adhere to Covid-19 SOPs and get vaccinated at an earliest, which is safe and imperative to contain Covid-19 infection.
The DC said that the war against the pandemic cannot be won without active cooperation of the people and everyone needs to take extra care and adhere to Covid-19 SOPs in letter and spirit.
Additional Deputy Commissioner, Shopian, Dr Sheikh Ab Aziz, SDM Zainapora, Chief Medical Officer, Chief Education Officer, Tehsildars, Block Medical Officers and other concerned were also present on the occasion.