Kishtwar: Deputy Commissioner Kishtwar, Ashok Sharma, today conducted a whirlwind tour of Paddar Sub-Division and took stock of the facilities and logistics for COVID-19 containment.
He was accompanied by SDM, Paddar Varunjeet Charak, CAO Kishtwar Satish Bhagat, Tehsildar Paddar Major Singh among others.
En-route Paddar, he inspected patient care in the PHC Keru and checked the attendance of staff there. He directed the staff to focus on vaccination, testing and creating awareness among the masses about COVID appropriate behaviour.
At Paddar, he took stock of the facilities and logistics put in place at Covid Care centre-Atholi Paddar.
During inspection of Covid care facility, he asked SDM Paddar to keep the centre ready in all respects. He further exhorted upon BMO Paddar to make an all out effort to register all the eligible persons for the Covid vaccination at their door steps.
Laying stress upon testing, he asked for increasing the daily sampling in entire sub division particularly covering the nomadic population which will move to higher reaches very soon.
He also reviewed the status of under construction 100 bedded-hospital at Atholi Paddar and directed SDM Paddar to monitor the pace of work on weekly basis and facilitate provision of materials and logistics requirement of executing agency during lock down.
He also asked SDM & Tehsildar Paddar to check the punctuality of staff in various government offices and send the daily attendance report of entire sub division before 10:30 Am.