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SOPs to be framed for reopening tourism, schools in State

Sunday, Sep 20, 2020 11:15 [IST]

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SOPs to be framed for reopening tourism, schools in State

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GANGTOK: The State Tourism department would set up a special task force team to frame SOPs for reopening of hotels and tourism based businesses in the State in the aftermath of Covid induced lockdown.
Similarly, the State Education department would prepare proper SOPs and guidelines for reopening of schools and the Health department would review the existing protocol and SOPs in view of current developments related to the Coronavirus pandemic, a meeting of the State Task Force chaired by Chief Minister P.S. Golay decided on Friday.
The meeting was attended by ministers, political secretary to Chief Minister, chief secretary and heads of concerned departments, DGP, ADGP, chairperson and member of the State Health Technical Committee and CMO officials, an official release informs.
The meeting was convened to take stock of the present situation and to deliberate on the issues that needed urgent attention and future course of action.
At the outset, two minutes silence was observed as a mark of respect to the health worker who lost her life on Friday morning to Covid.

Sikkim at a Glance

  • Area: 7096 Sq Kms
  • Capital: Gangtok
  • Altitude: 5,840 ft
  • Population: 6.10 Lakhs
  • Topography: Hilly terrain elevation from 600 to over 28,509 ft above sea level
  • Climate:
  • Summer: Min- 13°C - Max 21°C
  • Winter: Min- 0.48°C - Max 13°C
  • Rainfall: 325 cms per annum
  • Language Spoken: Nepali, Bhutia, Lepcha, Tibetan, English, Hindi