COVID-19: Ajmer Smart City sets up war room

Ajmer Municipal Corporation (AMC) has set up COVID-19 war room at Nagar Nigam office to reduce the spread of pandemic among its citizens.

The war room is headed by the senior Ajmer administrative officials, medical and police officers to monitor the existing COVID-19 situation and take further action to reduce the spread of COVID-19 among its citizens. The war room is also instrumental in planning and implementation of various innovative strategies in order to create awareness among its citizens for following COVID-19 precautionary steps issued by WHO and MHA.

Awareness drives related to COVID-19 are being broadcast regularly using public address systems in association with fire and sanitation department of Municipal Corporation Ajmer. Regular surprise field visits are organised by the city collector and commissioner to review the ground work and take feedback from the citizens directly.

Homeless are being shifted to designated city shelters where cooked food and essential things are provided to needy people in the selected localities. In the war room, complaints are received from persons for requirements of food. Dry rashan has been distributed to needy persons after physical verification by flying squad magistrates.

City fire force is using big fire tenders to disinfect locations like main roads of the city, bus stands, bus stops, railway stations, institutions, hospital campus, shops etc. whereas small fire tenders are being used to disinfect whole city ward streets.

COVID-19 helpline number is established at city level and is monitored by war room officers. This helpline can be reached for food supply requirements, disinfection and sanitation services. Real-time tracking of disinfection and sanitation workers with GPS based technology.

Abhay Command and Control Center is being used by the city police and traffic department. Even CCTV camera footage is accessed for monitoring live traffic movement and public movement.

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