Chennai Corporation doubles zonal enforcement teams to implement strict lockdown- The New Indian Express

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CHENNAI: To implement lockdown measures strictly, the Chennai Company has doubled its zonal enforcement groups from 15 to 30.

Based on a press release from the civic physique, every of the 15 zones will now have two enforcement groups consisting of officers from the civic physique, police and income.

Company Commissioner Gagandeep Singh Bedi, in a gathering held on Thursday, had stated the zonal groups’ obligation will probably be to go on rounds of their respective zones.

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“They should take motion on people and enterprise enterprises which don’t comply with authorities COVID protocols,” he stated.

He added that outlets which repeatedly violate COVID norms should be sealed and fines should be levied on people not carrying masks and following social distancing at public locations.

In the meantime, the civic physique introduced that it has collected Rs 1.34 crore as high quality for COVID-19 violations since April 9.

A complete of Rs 21 lakh have been collected by the zonal enforcement groups alone, since Could 6.

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