NEW DELHI: Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Thursday promised to take instant motion after a passenger alleged violation of COVID-19 social distancing protocol on the Srinagar airport.
Sanjay Raina posted three photos on Twitter on Thursday morning exhibiting passengers standing extraordinarily shut to one another throughout a safety examine on the airport.
Raina tagged Puri in his tweet, saying: “Surprising violation of #COVID19 protocol , sheer incompetence of authorities & safety personnel at #SrinagarAirport. Horrible to say the least. Somebody must take duty. Hats off to airline workers nonetheless managing.”
In his response, Puri stated that he had mentioned the matter with Arvind Singh, Chairman, Airports Authority of India (AAI).
“We are going to examine the info & take instant corrective motion,” the minister added.
The AAI manages greater than 100 airports throughout India, together with the Srinagar airport.
In April, the AAI had issued tips to its airports whereby it stated ample workers have to be deployed close to washrooms, X-ray machines and conveyor belts to make sure that passengers keep social distancing norms.
Alternate check-in counters could also be opened and that too well-in advance in order to stagger the group and keep away from congestion, the rules famous.