ICAR Centre, Jorhat, Assam contributes towards fight against COVID-19

ICAR Centre, Jorhat, Assam contributes towards fight against COVID-19The ICAR-National Bureau of Soil Survey & Land Use Planning, Regional Centre, Jorhat, Assam organized a Training Programme for preparing the Hand Sanitizers in Majuli District, Assam. The programme was initiated under the leadership of Dr. G.K. Sharma, Scientist along with Mr. Pradeep Kotoki, Technical Assistant, ICAR-NBSS&LUP, Regional Centre, Jorhat, Assam.

The ICAR Centre at Jorhat has experimented and standardized the method of preparing the hand sanitizers as per the World Health Organization’s standards in the wake of outbreak of COVID-19 in the country.

The employees of Swachhagrahis were provided the training and first hand information under the Public Health Engineering Department (PHED) Majuli, Assam.

Shri Bikram Kairi, I.A.S. & Deputy Commissioner, Majuli District, Assam; Shri Naranarayan Nath, Chief Executive Officer, Zila Parishad, Majuli along with PHED workers were present during the training programme.

Shri Palash Rajkumar Ahom, Additional Deputy Commissioner, Majuli arranged all the necessary chemicals and a modest laboratory for preparing the hand sanitizers.

Around 50 litres of hand sanitizers was prepared collectively for distribution among the local residents of Majuli.

(Source: ICAR-National Bureau of Soil Survey & Land Use Planning, Regional Centre, Jorhat, Assam)