UDHAMPUR, Mar 27: In view of complete lockdown due to COVID-19 threat, the District Development Commissioner Udhampur has made special arrangement of “Ration on Wheel” for delivery of ration at door steps of households by ration stores/depots/fair price shop dealers of FCS&CA in Udhampur town through the volunteers to avoid gatherings at ration stores.
DDC, Dr Piyush Singla personally reviewed the ward wise distribution of necessary items for ensuring that people may not face any problem in getting the basic necessities at their door step.
As per District Adminis-tration directives, dairy, chemist shops and karyana shops are allowed to operate from 8 AM to 12 Noon.
Karyana dealers may keep their shops open (full/half shutter down) for carrying home delivery/by volunteers only. However, no public should be seen gathering around such Karyana shops as per the DDC order.
All wholesalers/distributors/ retailers of grocery/FMCG products/ medicine/others are being allowed to carry transport/ unloading by authorised vehicles between 9 PM to 8AM only. For Fruits and vegetables, ward wise Rehri/MiniTruck mechanism as decided by Municipality shall continue. Strict warning has been issued for any kind of overcharging.
As per the direction, Sector Magistrates and police authorities shall facilitate.