Work in unison to combat corona pandemic: Advisor Khan to deptts

Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, Baseer Ahmad Khan, who is overall in-charge of coronavirus control efforts in Kashmir Tuesday convened a meeting to review measures being initiated by various departments regarding prevention and control of COVID19.

The Advisor asked the health officials to maintain a constant watch over the suspected cases and ensure immediate reporting so that COVID19 affected persons could be shifted to the designated hospitals for timely treatment.

Meanwhile, the Advisor held a meeting to review various mitigation activities being undertaken for providing relief to migrant inter-state and local labourers. During the meeting, Secretary L&E, Saurabh Bhagat briefed the Advisor that Labour Commissioner, J&K has disbursed Rs 16 crore to 1.60 lakh workers @ Rs 1,000 per worker as one time relief for procuring essential commodities.