In Covid crackdown, commuters without masks in Mumbai local trains to be fined

29 oct 2020

In Covid crackdown, commuters without masks in Mumbai local trains to be fined

The Maharashtra government on Wednesday engaged the Government Railway Police (GRP) to gather fines from travellers going without masks installed nearby trains and on the railroad stations.
Travellers going on Mumbai's rural railroad network without covers will currently need to pay fines as a component of an activity to stop the spread of Covid-19.

A fine of Rs. 200 and will be charged based on Brihan Mumbai Municipal Corporation's (BMC) notice on fines for wearing spitting and not wearing covers. No date has been chosen at this point for implementing the fines however they are probably going to authorised from one week from now.

A letter composed by Abhay Yawalkar, director, disaster management to the GRP commissioner expresses that so as to dodge resurgence in the quantity of Covid cases it is basic that all Covid related conventions are trailed by workers.

"One of the principle conventions is wearing a facial cover constantly. The state controls the Government Railway Police to force fines on workers discovered to go without covers in the local trains or inside the station premises.