CDA conducted operation to implement social distancing
Islamabad: The Capital Development Authority (CDA) with Islamabad Capital Administration (ICT) conducted an operation to remove encroachments and hand carts from Sabzi Mandi in an attempt to implement social distancing.
The removed handcarts are being shifted outside the Sabzi Mandi with a proper plan having a distance of minimum six meters between each hand cart. The encroachments established on the footpaths are also being removed in this special operation.
Besides CDA, Enforcement Directorate, Market Committee. Of ICT, officers of ICT administration, Islamabad Police and other concerned departments took part in the operation. Started on Wednesday, the operation is expected to continue for 2 weeks to ensure the complete removal of encroachments from the market.
The initiative is a continuation of coordinated efforts of different departments to control the spread of coronavirus in the city. Due to these encroachments and hand carts, problems were being faced in maintaining social distancing in the Sabzi Mandi visited by hundreds of people on a daily basis.