Mumbai: BrihanMumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has allowed pre-monsoon and construction works excluding in 663 containment zones in the city during the lockdown but has laid down 13 mandatory conditions to be followed by the project proponents.
BMC Commissioner Praveen Pardeshi and Chief Engineer Vinod Chithore in a circular issued on Tuesday warned that the project proponents will be liable for penalties for violation of lockdown measures.
According to BMC circular, workers need to stay in situ labour camps, thermal scanning of everyone entering the site any time of day be done and if anyone has reading more than the predefined value, then he should not be allowed to enter the site.
As and when rapid test kit will be available, the rapid test should be conducted on all workers and staff on site and only persons with positive antibodies should be allowed to work. Congestion at any location, especially at entry and exit place should be avoided. Suitable arrangement should be made for maintaining segregating distance between workers.
All workers should wash their hand at the point of entry, before entering the place of work and before eating and suitable arrangement should be made for the same at the site. All workers must cover their mouth and nose with a cloth or a mask.
Further, all common area such as labour camp, canteens, toilets, entry and exit gate should be cleaned on a daily basis and disinfectant should be sprayed twice a week. A doctor should visit the site at least twice a week and examine each worker and render medical assistance if required.
No one should shake hands with anyone. BMC has clearly said that project proponent should keep ready separate arrangement for a sick worker (isolation) and sites to have a barricade to ensure no access from outside.
A weekly progress report in the form of photography and video clips should be uploaded in automatic scrutiny of the building plan. Project proponent should submit copes of travel passes to the local police station as per government guidelines.