District Magistrate Kupwara, Anshul Garg on Sunday designated Additional District Development Commissioner (ADDC) as Nodal Officer for Quarantine Centres established in Kupwara district for the citizens arriving from abroad to prevent the spread of Coronavirus in the district.
The Nodal Officer has been directed to ensure adequate arrangements in these Quarantine Centres as per SOPs prescribed by Ministry of Family Health Welfare Department, Government of India. Besides, he has been asked to keep close coordination with Office of Divisional Commissioner and Director Airport Authority Srinagar along with S.P
Kupwara and Handwara for arranging foreign return Citizens/ Students of the district from Srinagar and further lodging at various Quarantine Centres.
Meanwhile, Supervisory Officers for the Quarantine centres established across the district have been designated to assist and report the Nodal Officer on a daily basis for ensuring arrangements. The officers designated along with their contact numbers and location include Aijaz Ahmad Khuroo, Tehsildar Handwara, Cell 9419911101 for Quarantine Centre at ITI Handwara; Kashif Altaf, AD Handloom, Cell 7006278884 for Quarantine Cetre Gujjar & Bakkerwal Hostel Kupwara; Javaid Ahmad Zargar, Tehsildar Kupwara, Cell 9519064049 for Pahari Hostel Kupwara; Muzzafar Ahmad Hurrah, Chief Agriculture Officer, Cell 9622459771 for Government Degree College Kupwara; Fayaz Ahmad, DFO Social Forestry Kupwara for Government Degree College Handwara; Chief Education Officer Kupwara, Cell 9149705969 for JNV Potushai Lolab; District Programme Manager NHM for PHC Cherkot(for ladies and girls).