Dehradun District Magistrate R Rajesh Kumarcation has sent a notice to the Director of Indira Gandhi National Forest Academy and sought a response for violating COVID guidelines by allowing eight COVID-19 positive officers from different states into the academy.

An officer of Himachal Pradesh has left here without any information. While on November 24, three other persons were also found infected with COVID-19 in the academy itself, whose information was also not given to the administration, added the DM.

“It is a violation of the Disaster Management Act for allowing the COVID-19 eight infected officers to enter the Dehradun border and not giving any information to the district administration even after entry,” stated DM in the notice. (ANI)