Hyderabad:   The army has sent all its personnel, who have reported back to duties at Secunderabad Military station after availing leave, to 14 days mandatory quarantine as a precautionary measure to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

Stringent safety measures and precautionary protocols have been put in place at Secunderabad Military station

Training courses have been canceled. No temporary duties are permitted and posting of all ranks have been deferred till April 15, 2020 in compliance with the orders of IHQ of the Ministry of Defence).

No leave is being granted. All personnel on leave have been instructed to extend their leave until April 15, 2020. All army-run educational institutions, including schools, colleges, coaching classes, and tuition centers have been closed. All preparations for online classes for the upcoming new academic session from April 1, 2020, have been put in place for students to continue to stay at home and pursue their studies.

Institutes, Gymnasiums, Swimming pools, clubs, golf courses, and function halls will continue to remain closed till April 15, 2020. No public gatherings, social events, functions, sporting events are permitted till April 15, 2020.

Official meetings, seminars, and conferences involving more than 10 people have been suspended till April 15, 2020. Video conferencing is being used. All entry and exit gates of the army campuses and units are manned with sentries equipped with contact-free, infrared thermal scanners. Informative ‘Visual alerts’ such as posters, signs, stickers, and notices have been put up at prominent locations.

Anurag Mallick

A sports enthusiast, Anurag Mallick is currently working with Newsmeter as a reporter. He is a mass communication graduate from Loyola Academy. He is also a budding presenter and loves talking in front of the camera. His future aim is to discuss cricket professionally. He has earlier interned with a YouTube Channel, "Hind ki Pukaar" where he spoke on various topics infront of the camera. He has also interned with "WrytIn", a content writing platform, where he wrote articles on sports & entertainment. "Lights, Camera, Cricket" is what sums him up. He also loves playing cricket and other sports like Badminton & Volleyball.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *