JAMMU, MAY 15: As part of government’s initiative of bringing back the stranded people of J&K to their homes in the wake of COVID-19 Lockdown, another COVID special train carrying over 900 passengers today reached Jammu.
Deputy Commissioner, Sushma Chauhan along with other senior officers received the Rajdhani train and had a brief interaction with the passengers.
The DC, while wishing safe and comfortable further journey to the passengers, appealed them to cooperate with the district authorities in ensuring strict adherence to the guidelines issued by Ministries of Home Affairs and Health & Family Welfare regarding COVID-19. “Following the guidelines is the only option to contain the spread of this Pandemic”, she added.
She informed that the district administration has made elaborate arrangements for receiving these stranded people and has ensured that during the boarding and de-boarding process , the passengers observe social distancing and wear masks. Besides, 100 percent sampling of all passengers has also been done and complete protection of the administrative staff and others on duty has been ensured.