Mohali DC Girish Dalayan has clarified that residents of tricity need not e-register for entering Mohali.
“No unauthorized entry would be allowed and a strict vigil would be maintained at all the five Border Check Posts in the district to ensure that everybody entering the district goes through proper procedures as laid out in the advisory regarding Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs),” said Deputy Commissioner Girish Dayalan.
Tricity Residents Exempted
However, tricity residents are exempted from above conditions as significant number of people staying in Chandigarh and Panchkula, work in government offices or IT companies in Mohali and vice versa. The people would only have to show an ID card issued from their offices or residence proof to the police.
He also clarified frequent travelers into Mohali will not be required to undertake a self-quarantine of 14 days. However, all other inbound persons in Punjab are compulsorily to comply with self-quarantine of 14 days norms. They must also update their health status daily on COVA app or would have to call 112 daily during this period.
International travelers will undertake institutional quarantine for the first seven days and home for the next seven days. Any violation of these instructions will make violators liable for penal action, he added.
Mohali administration will set up three screening centres each at Siswan, Jharmari, Zirakpur, Bohra Khera Morh, and Nagal Morh border check posts. Only e-passes generated through Cova app would be accepted, he added.
At every border check post, Dayalan added, data entry operators would be deployed for maintaining data base of every visitor entering the district. To assist people in downloading COVA app, requisite help will also be available. Besides, an ambulance service would also be kept on call to ensure its availability at short notice.
“Any person coming to Punjab via any mode—i.e. Road, rail or air— shall henceforth, and till further orders, would be medically screened when he/she enters Punjab and will be required to e-register himself/herself through any of the following means before starting his/her journey to Punjab. By uploading the Cova app on his/her mobile phone and then registering himself/herself and each member of his/her family travelling with him/her,” he added.
The e-registration slip would be pasted on the windscreen of vehicles. If travelling in public transport, the slip should be downloaded on the phone. Travellers could also login on to portal https://cova.punjab.gov.in/registration and then e-register all members of their family travelling with them to Punjab.
Source: The Tribune
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