Deputy Commissioner (DC) Srinagar, Shahid Iqbal Choudhary Tuesday thanked the Vice Chancellors of Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences & Technology (SKUAST) and University of Kashmir (KU) for their support to the district administration in COVID19 containment efforts.
The DC visited the ViceChancellors in their respective offices at Shalimar and Zakoora and expressedgratitude for support of their institutions in ongoing efforts of theadministration to tackle the prevailing situation due to COVID19 epidemic.
In addition to space forestablishment first of quarantine centres and then of wellness centres, theUniversities also supported the efforts of the administration through provisionof technical manpower and also relevant equipment and machineries.
The DC commended thescholars of SKUAST for their role in improving the COVID19 testing capabilitiesin J&K.
The Vice Chancellors whilespeaking on the occasion expressed happiness that their institutions have beenable to help in the challenging times. Both the VCs assured of continuedsupport to the district administration for as long as the situation demands.
Both the universities havebeen involved in COVID19 containment efforts right from the beginning whenthese were set into motion in the district over two months ago.