Unlocking should happen in phases: BBMP Chief Commissioner Gaurav Gupta
With the decrease in the number of covid cases in the city, the debate has begun on the measures to be taken while unlocking the
BBMP’s Chief Commissioner
He also said that people need to go back to the way normal life used to be before the lockdown, but it needs to be done in phases
The government is pondering on how to relax some restrictions for this, he added. However, Health Minister
Meanwhile, the BBMP Chief said that arrangements to vaccinate those above 45 years of age and even those above 18 years of age have been made. “We have also made arrangements for the second dose of the
Regarding the suspension of spraying organic disinfectants aerially by specially designed airplanes, the BBMP Chief said that some people had expressed concerns about the environment and health issues regarding the matter. “I have asked the people responsible for spraying organic disinfectants aerially to stop until the issues related to the environment and health are cleared,’’ he said.
Earlier, Revenue Minister R Ashoka had launched the disinfectant project on Saturday at the Jakkur aerodrome. The project was developed by Aerial Works Aero LLP and it was decided to spray disinfectants over Shivajinagar, Chickpet and KR Market for three days, Monday onwards, between 8 am and 10 am.
Meanwhile, traders and businessmen from Chickpet want the government to relax norms to allow the re-opening of shops between 11 am and 4 pm as the lockdown has affected their businesses.
“I met our es and explained the need to reopen shops and business establishments in Chickpet. Traders and businessmen are ready to follow the government’s safety norms while reopening,’’ said Sajjan Raj Mehta, a trade activist.
Meanwhile, Chief Minister
After a meeting with doctors and nurses, the Chief Minister said that a meeting will be held to discuss lockdown related problems. “Doctors and nurses have told us their problems. The government will do everything possible to meet their demands and fix their problems,’’ he said.