Tuensang enforcement team to charge Rs.500 for establishments without hand hygiene facility

Kohima, April 03 (NEx): Tuensang enforcement team has been constituted by the district administration to ensure the strict compliance of COVID – 19 appropriate practices by imposing fines on Shops, hotels and other establishments, and also shopkeepers and customers in the district.

According to DIPR, the Additional Deputy Commissioner and Administrator, Tuensang Town Council (TTC), Ajit Kumar Verma, IAS informed that various shopkeeper, business establishments, hotels, restaurants are not adhering to COVID – 19 appropriate practices like provision of hand washing facility /hand sanitizer, maintaining social distancing and wearing of mask by salesman and customers.

Therefore, an enforcement team has been constituted with the following members- Yempnag Chang, Supervisor, TTC, Molodanchi Chang Assistant Supervisor TTC, Asola, Vice President CoC&I, Tuensang Town, Elemmongko Chang, DB-II, Luyan Yimchunger, DB-II, to ensure the strict compliance of COVID – 19 appropriate practice by imposing fines, it said.

Fines imposed are in the following categories:

*No hand washing facility /hand sanitizers:

-Penalty of first offence Rs. 500 and warning.
-Offence after one week of first offence – Sealing of the establishment with or without suspension of trade licence till facilities are provided.

*No provision/mechanism to ensure the maintenance of queue and social distancing among the customers

– Penalty of Rs. 200 every time the offence is committed.

*Not wearing of mask by salesman, other staffs and customers concerned with particular shop, business establishment

– Penalty of Rs. 100 every time the offence is committed.

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