National Road Safety  Month 2024: Multiple Events Held in Anantnag

ANANTNAGThe Motor Vehicle Department (MVD) Anantnag in collaboration with the Health and Medical department and Traffic Department Rural, Anantnag  today organised a Medical and Health Check up camp at  Sumo Stand Kokernag to celebrate 34th  National Road Safety Month-2024.

Speaking on the occasion, DySP Traffic Mohammad Idrees said that apart from free medical check up to the drivers the aim of the programme was to sensitise the driver community about safe and disciplined driving.

The officials from the Health and Medical department conducted an eye check up of the commercial vehicle drivers.

The MVD officials and Traffic Department also spread road safety awareness among the general commuters by felicitating them with Certificates of appreciation and Red Roses for traffic violators.

Later,  a grievance camp was also organised in which a large number of transporters from various  subdivision and civil society members  apprised the MVD officials about  their grievances. Demands like  plying of transport till late night and desist from charging extra fare and overloading of passengers were kept before the officials. The officials ensured speedy redressal of these grievances.

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Drug Control Department conducts inspection of medical establishments,  pharmacies

SHOPIAN, FEBRUARY, 10:-    Drug Control Department, Shopian under the supervision of Assistant Drug Controller Pulwama/Shopian carried out surprise inspections today in various areas of Shopian district including Memender, Narwaw, Vehil and kachdoora, Shopian town and other areas.

  During the drive more than twenty inspections were conducted and operation of five medical establishments were disallowed on spot for violating different conditions of licences, viz non- maintenance of proper records and non-installation of CCTV camera etc.

During the drive, the samples of various fast moving brands were lifted for testing & analysis. Further the chemists were directed to adhere to the norms and directions issued by the department from time to time in letter and spirit.

Chemists in the area were also impressed upon to maintain the records of all the scheduled medicines properly as per the prescribed norms and were asked to keep proper vigil on every suspicious person and ensure that scheduled medicines are dispensed  on prescriptions  of registered practitioners only.

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