Advisor Baseer Khan reviews Covid mitigation in Bandipora

Inspects CCCs, meets civil society members, religious heads.
Advisor Baseer Khan reviews Covid mitigation in Bandipora
Advisor Baseer Khan reviewing COVID-19 mitigation in Bandipora .Source: DIPR

Bandipora, May 31: Advisor to Lieutenant Governor Baseer Ahmad Khan Monday visited Sumbal Sub-Division in Bandipora district to take stock of covid mitigation efforts and held a meeting with public representatives, delegations, other stakeholders and officers of district administration to review Covid mitigation measures in place in the District.

Chairman District Development Council Abdul Gani Bhat, Deputy Commissioner Dr Owais Ahmad, SSP Bandipora Mohammad Zahid, DDC members, ADDC Afsar Ali Khan, Joint Director Planning Imtiyaz Ahmad, SDM Sumbal and other senior officers of the district were present on the occasion.

During the visit, Advisor assessed the status of medical infrastructure and facilities, vaccination and functioning of newly established COVID Care Centres in every Panchayat.

Advisor visited Covid Care Centre at Dangerpora Sumbal and took stock of the arrangements put in place at the centre. He said the 5-bedded CCCs have been established on the directions of Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha in each Panchayat with an aim to strengthen the health infrastructure in rural areas amid the 2nd wave of covid19 pandemic.

He said one among the 5-beds is fully oxygen supported for immediate patient care at village level. During the visit to Dangerpora CCC, Advisor expressed satisfaction over the functioning of these centres and appreciated the role of field level covid warriors in tackling the pandemic.

Later Advisor Khan also interacted with Religious leaders, Traders, Transporters and other delegations who apprised the Advisor about the issues being faced by them during the ongoing pandemic. Advisor gave patient hearing to the delegations and assured them positive consideration to their grievances.

He sought cooperation from the religious heads, PRI members, transporters, business community and civil society members to use their influence to motivate people to follow guidelines so that the lives are saved. He said with the cooperation of the people, the LG led government has been able to fight the Covid19 pandemic effectively and has reached to the stage to relax the restrictions. He hoped that the people will not lower the guard and continue to take precautions to defeat the 2nd wave of the pandemic.

Advisor later undertook a detailed review of the Corona mitigation efforts being taken by the district wherein a detailed PPT was presented by DC Bandipora detailing therein various COVID containment measures taken by the district administration.

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