June 03: In its efforts to limit the outbreak of Covid-19 and to ensure health safety of public, Police in Budgam have organised public interactive meetings throughout the district. The meetings were held while following social distancing norms and other protocols.
The interactive meetings were organised at Police Station Beerwah, Police Station Magam and Police Post Soibugh. The meetings were chaired by SDPO Magam and other senior officers of the respective Police Stations’ were also present on the occasion. These meetings were attended by respectable citizens of these areas, Auqaf Committee members, Trade union representatives, Panchs, Sarpanchs, Nambardars and Chowkidars.
The main aim of these meetings was to spread awareness about the government directions and guidelines regarding containment of COVID-19. SOPs to be followed were also spelled out to them for further awareness among general public.
During the meetings, participants were briefed about the importance of vaccination and were also urged to take necessary steps in implementation of recent government orders and advisories issued by various authorities from time to time regarding Covid-19 containment efforts. Participants were also educated about Covid positive patients and advised them not to venture out until they fully recover and till their quarantine period ends. The participants were also stressed upon to ensure social distancing and wearing masks at Masjids, while using public transport and going markets.
The participants appreciated the efforts of Police for facilitating such meeting where participants express their views freely and urged that such kind of interactive meetings to plug the gap between public and police shall be organized in future too.