‘No Mask’ will impose fine of Rs 1000, DM Srinagar orders health officials
District Magistrate Srinagar Dr Shahid Iqbal Chowdhar, IAS on Wednesday ordered all Medical Superintendents, Deputy MS, BMO, ZMOs and Medical Officers to impose fine of Rs 1000/- on persons without masks within the premises of their respective hospitals, zones and health centers.
An order issued by DM reads, “In continuation with order No. DCS/PS/20/1209-25 dated 15.07.2020, it is hereby ordered that Medical Superintendents and Deputy Medical Superintendents of all hospitals in District Srinagar, BMO/ZMOs and Medical Officers in-charge of Health Block/Zones/Centre are authorized to impose fine of Rs. 1000/- on persons without masks within the premises of their respective hospitals/zones/health centers”,
“Furthermore, Nodal Officers of 25 Zonal Committees constituted vide order No. DCS/PS/171-82 dated 08.04.2020 shall be authorized to impose fines within their zones of operation”, order reads.
All health officials have been directed that the bill books shall be made available to all and the amount of fine imposed shall be deposited in respective treasure offices on daily basis. (KNS)