KARNALI, JANUARY 22
In view of the increase in the number of service recipients, Surkhet district administration office has announced the provision of public services every day alternative starting tomorrow.
The administration office said the new system was introduced to manage the delivery of public services by reducing crowds amid the spread of Omicron, a new variant of COVID-19.
Administrative official Ram Bahadur Budha said that services such as citizenship distribution, national ID card, voter name list registration and e-passport would be provided to service seekers from particular local levels. on specific days.
According to him, service seekers from Lekbensi, Birendranagar and Panchapuri would be served on Sundays and Fridays while residents of Birendranagar would receive services on Tuesdays. Likewise, the turn for the people of Bheriganga, Chingad and Barahatal is on Monday and Tuesday. Similarly, residents of Gurvakot, Simta and Chaukune would benefit from public services on Wednesday and Thursday.
During this time, the beneficiaries of the services were invited to present themselves with the vaccination card to receive the public service.
In Birendranagar, ‘Where is your mask?’ was reintroduced by the District’s COVID-19 Crisis Management Center.
Karnali Province Chief Minister Jeevan Bahadur Shahi also joined the campaign in which face masks were distributed in different parts of the city.
Residents were also urged to get vaccinated against COVID-19 as part of the campaign.
On the occasion, Chief Minister Shahi said every citizen should strictly follow public health protocols to control the rising cases of coronavirus infection. He also asked residents to avoid unnecessary crowds.
Currently, there are 596 confirmed cases of coronavirus in Surkhet, including 215 new cases recorded only yesterday.
A version of this article appears in the January 23, 2022 printing of The Himalayan Times.