Chandigarh

PU VICE CHANCELLOR CHALKED OUT PLAN ON THE BASIS OF RECOMMENDATION BY THE COMMITTEE

March 27, 2020 07:38 PM

Chandigarh (Face2News)

The advisory committee constituted by Prof Raj Kumar,Vice chancellor,Panjab University yesterday,chalked out plan on the basis of recommendations by the committee.

Various Actions based on the suggestions are as follows:

• At Fruit/ vegetable vendor stall, every customer tries to select the best items out of the lot. In the process, everyone touches all the items. It makes that others can catch the virus from surface of these items. Vendor be instructed to give the items to customers himself. Also, the vendor should wear gloves etc.

DUTIES ASSIGNED: CUS PROF. ASHWANI KAUL

ACTION: Vendors will be informed by Security Personnel to do the needful. As advised by CMO, Fruit & vegetable vendors be instructed to use hand sanitizers instead of gloves.
Administration is encouraging for supply by the fruit vendors at their places. For present practice, permission is required from DC., which he is not permitting.

• Already at least residents in 3 houses are quarantined in the campus. There is need to plan for some isolation rooms and make shift hospital which can be used in case of emergency. At least one Guest House may be planned for isolation purpose. It will reduce our dependency on the hospitals for non-critical cases. Also, some Personnel Protective Equipment for staff can be purchased to serve isolated members in case they get COVID-19 positive.

DUTIES ASSIGNED: CMO DR. DEVINDER DHAWAN.

ACTION: As replied by CMO, It is not feasible to convert guest-house room into an isolation room as all medical equipments including ventilator are required. Even it is not feasible for self quarantine.

• There is need to take permission from Chandigarh Administration for opening the Health Centre. Only patients with emergent condition should approach the health centre and medicine will not provided by health centre during these days. Medicine can be purchased from the Administration notified chemist and later on the same will be reimbursed. Health centre service needs to be regulated in order to maintain social distances. Centre remains open from 10:00AM-12:00 Noon, there is need to regulate the entry by line system and maintaining the social distance. Two-Three security guards be deployed to maintain the order.

DUTIES ASSIGNED: CMO DR. DEVINDER DHAWAN.

ACTION: As replied by CMO, he has already discussed with DHS regarding opening the BGJ institute of Health only for essential services and not for OPD.

• In case of emergency and usage of Health Centre by residents of the Sector-25, vehicle from Gate Number # 3 be In case of emergency and usage of Health Centre by residents of the Sector-25, vehicle from Gate Number # 3 be allowed the entry.

DUTIES ASSIGNED: CUS PROF. ASHWANI KAUL.

ACTION: Already Done

• Open areas in the campus should be Dis-infected regularly using spray/ fogging etc. Priority should be given to areas in and around the vendors points.

DUTIES ASSIGNED: Fogging by DE (Horticulture); Disinfection by CMO Dr. Dhawan.

ACTION: In Process

• Hostels where residents are still staying should be cleaned regularly while maintaining the social/ physical distance. Permission for cleaning staff to be taken from DC.

DUTIES ASSIGNED: DSW

ACTION: PERMISSION HAS BEEN SOUGHT FROM DC, RESPONSE STILL AWAITED

• In the campus, a Lane Leader in every Lane of houses can be identified to interact with appropriate authorities in the university for exigencies. They can further interact with nearby residents.

DUTIES ASSIGNED: PROF. DEVINDER SINGH TO ENSURE

ACTION: ADVISORY IN THIS REGARD MAY BE ISSUED

• Some students are staying in the hostels. They have some experimental plants/ animals etc. which are in the Botanical Garden/ Animal House. One student may be allowed to take care of the same/OR Horticulture department may take care of the same. Due permission of DC may be taken for the same.

DUTIES ASSIGNED: DSW

ACTION: WE CAN WAIT FOR EARLIER PERMISSION AND THEN FOLLOW UP COULD BE MADE

• Campus houses may need some urgent maintenance like water blocking, electricity problem etc. So, the maintenance staff be suggested to follow Standard Operating Procedure while going into the houses for maintenance.

DUTIES ASSIGNED: XEN RAI & MR. BHALLA SDO

ACTION: WE CAN WAIT FOR EARLIER PERMISSION AND THEN FOLLOW UP COULD BE MADE


6. Social/ Physical distance of at least 1 meter be maintained between one another while going outside keeping all precautions as per guide lines.

This is being advised from medical point of view. 

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