No relaxations in containment zones, says Prakasam Collector Dr Pola Bhaskara
Prakasam District Collector Dr Pola Bhaskara announced that there will be no relaxations in the containment zones in the district during the lockdown period
Ongole: Prakasam District Collector Dr Pola Bhaskara announced that there will be no relaxations in the containment zones in the district during the lockdown period.
He said the relaxations for the remaining places in non-containment areas would be intimated in a two days time after assessing the ground-level situation.
The collector instructed the officials to implement the orders issued by the state government, through the GO No 274 and advised them to initiate action on the violators.
He also ordered all panchayats and municipalities to impose a fine of Rs 50 to people coming outside vwithout valid reason, Rs 100 to people for not maintaining social distance at shops, Rs 500 to shop owners for not maintaining social distance by the customers.
He ordered them to seize the shop if the owner violates the rules for two times.
Bhaskara announced that the Ongole town, in which coronavirus positive cases were registered, continued to be in the containment zone.
He ordered the police officials to act tough if shops other than selling essential commodities are opened in Ongole. He ordered the RTC officials to not allow any movement of buses from Ongole depot as it would make the public gather in a group at the bus stand.
The collector advised the officials to work on humanitarian grounds for the welfare of public. He asked them to be alert as the people are coming into the district from other states and districts.
He asked them to give notices to banks to see the customers maintain social distance, and book criminal cases on industries running without valid permissions.
He also ordered them to see the autos and tractors not transport the public beyond their permitted limits and organise awareness programmes to their drivers.
SP Siddharth Kaushal, JC1 J Venkata Murali, JC2 TS Chetan, JC2 K Narendra Prasad, DRO V Venkata Subbaiah, and other officials also participated in the meeting.