New Delhi, Jan 23: The Centre on Sunday issued pointers (SOP) for the Kumbh Mela in Uttarakhand’s Haridwar amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.
“All devotees attending the ‘mela’ ought to register with Uttarakhand Govt and acquire a obligatory Covid-19-negative medical certificates from Group Well being Centre/ District hospital/ Medical faculty of their State,” the rules said.
The Nationwide Safety Guard (NSG) Commandos will even be deployed on the mela. Uttarakhand Police Commissioner Ashok Kumar mentioned, “to take motion towards the anti-national parts, two NSG groups can be deployed throughout Kumbh Mela. The NSG groups will even practice our Anti-Terrorist Squad,” after assembly with Main Normal VS Ranade, NSG (IG Operations).
The Uttarakhand authorities on Friday authorised the Garhwal Commissioner and the Kumbh Mela official to allocate works as much as value Rs 5 crore and Rs 2 crore respectively to hurry up preparations for the forthcoming Kumbh Mela in Haridwar.
The choice was taken at a cupboard assembly chaired by Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat right here on Friday night, Cupboard minister Madan Kaushik instructed reporters.
The mela official has additionally been authorised to extend the quantity to be spent over sanctioned works by 50 per cent if vital and break up works of prolonged nature into two elements, he mentioned.