Buddh International Circuit, which is India’s first Formula One racing observe, is being readied to be used as a shelter house and quarantine facility for migrant labourers leaving Delhi-NCR after Central Government introduced a 21-day lockdown
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- Last Updated: March 30, 2020, 9:48 AM IST
India’s Formula One racing observe, the Buddh International Circuit, is being readied to used as a shelter house with quarantine services for the stranded migrants mentioned officers of Gautam Budh Nagar administration on Sunday.
BN Singh, the district Justice of the Peace of Gautam Budh Nagar, mentioned determination to use the Buddh International Circuit, which is part of Jaypee Sports City, to present healthcare and shelter to folks in Noida, Greater Noida and Yamuna Expressway areas.
Apart from the BIC, the Gautam Budh Nagar authorities has recognized no less than 20 such buildings which may be become shelter houses for folks leaving Delhi-NCR attempting to stroll again to their hometowns, after the Indian authorities introduced a 21-day lockdown.
“As of now, we have identified the facility. We will figure out how many persons can be accommodated here on Monday. We are creating these facilities so that stranded migrants in Gautam Budh Nagar can use them till April 14, 2020,” a Gautam Budh Nagar administration official advised Hindustan Times.
The Buddh International Circuit was not too long ago sealed by the Yamuna Expressway Industrial Development Authority after the developer failed to clear ₹600-crore monetary dues.
“As per provisions under Chapter 12 of the Uttar Pradesh pandemic Covid-19 guidelines, 2020, we have decided to use Jaypee Sports City, along Yamuna Expressway, as shelter home to provide medical, food and residential accommodation to those, who are from Gautam Budh Nagar district or stuck without homes in our district,” mentioned Singh.
BN Singh, additionally directed Navneet Goyal, Yamuna authority’s officer on particular obligation, together with different officers, to begin operations at BIC.
“Bed, mattress, toilets and other facilities should be created immediately at Sports City so that those who are stuck in our district can take shelter properly,” the District Magistrate mentioned.