The Indore Municipal Corporation has hired 25 auto-rickshaws that will go around crowded markets and other congested places and announce through loudspeakers about the importance of following Covid-19 protocols.
IMC commissioner Pratibha Pal said that the decision was taken in the meeting of the Crisis Management Committee held on Friday.
She said that a sound systems have been installed in over 25 auto-rickshaws in which the citizens will be urged to follow the Covid-19 protocols of wearing masks, following social distancing and other such things. The auto-rickshaws will move in busy markets, colonies and slums.
She also added that to create more awareness teams of IMC have also distributed as many as 1 lakh pamphlets among the citizens. People are also urged to use sanitisers frequently which can keep their hands safe from coronavirus.
The IMC is also imposing a spot fine against violators who are not wearing masks in the city. They are imposing fines of Rs 50 to Rs 100 and are giving masks to the violators.