1,45, 000 Masks distributed at Shopian

Shopian, April 25 (KNS): Following the direction of District Development Commissioner (DDC), Shopian, Choudhary Mohammad Yasin, Rural Development Department Shopian has intensified cloth mask distribution among the people across the district.

“We have intensified the distribution of masks in all panchayats of the district”, Additional Deputy Commissioner Shopian, Dr Ab Aziz said, while briefing media during distribution of masks Mini Secretariat Arhama Shopian among the Block Development Officers, Village Level Workers and other concerned in presence of Assistant Commissioner Development.

He said that 86,000 triple layer surgical masks were distributed among the frontline workers and red zone areas continue till the whole district is covered.

Besides, sanitation cum fumigation drives continues across the district to decontaminate public places, quarantine centers and health institutions, to contain the Covid-19 pandemic.

The department also engage the SHG, JK women's development coorporation, PMEGP beneficiaries and local tailors, for manufacturing of the masks.(KNS)

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