Police personnel over 55 years of age faraway from curfew obligation in Punjab

by Jeremy Spirogis
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In Punjab, police personnel above 55 years of age won’t be posted on curfew obligation. Punjab DGP Dinkar Gupta on Sunday introduced a number of safety measures for policemen on obligation in opposition to Kovid-19, saying that in view of Kovid-19, weekly depart of policemen standing in entrance line may also be relevant.

The DGP instructed all police commissioners and SSPs to comply with the rotational system to offer weekly depart to the policemen standing within the entrance row. He stated that the deployment needs to be managed in such a approach that each one the staff could be given two days relaxation after 10 days. He additionally instructed that police visits and medical dangers comparable to hypertension, coronary heart illness, asthmatic sufferers and people with poor immunity shouldn’t be deployed on the entrance row as a lot as doable over the age of 55 years. <! –

                 Demanding 4050 PPE kits, 18000 N-95 masks from the Department of Health for defense of police personnel, the DGP stated that cops stationed at hotspots, container areas, teams, varied wards, Kovid hospitals want PPE kits. During Kovid-19, about 1.36 lakh tablets of multi-vitamins have been distributed to extend the immunity of police personnel. Around 48000 police personnel have been deployed within the state to make sure curfew, foods and drinks, provide of important commodities and distribution of medicines.

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