SHOPIAN: 01 APRIL, 2020: Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Mr. Pandurang K. Pole, IAS today visited Shopian district and took stock of the arrangements put in place so that Corona Virus patients in the district will be treated well. He also inspected Chief Medical Office Shopian where a control room has been established to facilitate the people of Shopian with better communication with regard to COVID-19 popularly known as Novel Corona Virus.
Divisional Commissioner was accompanied by Deputy Commissioner Shopian, Chaudhary Mohammad Yasin, Additional Deputy Commissioner ,Health and other district officers.
Div.Com directed the health functionaries of Shopian district to gear up their activities and work with great zeal, zest and dedication so that the patients so far effected with virus be provided better health care facilities. He also inspected the isolation, quarantine places and other wards at District hospital Shopian and interact with the patients and enquired about their wellbeing. While in interacting with the patients, Div.Com stressed for keeping social distance and completely indoors for the safety of the people. He assured for providing all other basic amenities in each and every respect .He directed the health functionaries and district administration to treat the patients with better care and facilitate them with all medical facilities. He also inspected the quarantined wards where effected patients have been kept by District Administration Shopian.
Div.Com has urged the health functionaries to identify and isolate all those persons who have been in close contact with the confirmed case in the district as contact tracing is an integral part of fighting the pandemic and is the most pre-effective tool to contain the virus and save lives.
Extending a helping hand to tackle the deadly pandemic caused by Coronavirus, the President Pesticides Association Shopian, Mir Shabir Ahamd donated Rs 2 Lakhs (2, 00,000) to Deputy Commissioner Shopian in presence of Divisional Commissioner Kashmir.