Govt appoints IGPs, SSPs as Nodal Officers

Excelsior Correspondent
JAMMU, Apr 24: The Government today ordered that IGPs of Jammu/Kashmir and Senior Superintendents of Police will be the Nodal Officers, within their respective jurisdictions, for ensuring adequate protection to the healthcare professionals, medical staff and frontline workers by augmenting their safety and security cover.
“The Nodal Officers will take immediate and strict action in case of any incident of violence against them, including and not limited to the provisions of the Disaster Management Act, 2005 and the Epidemic Diseases (Amendment) Ordinance, 2020,” a Government order of the Home Department said.

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