Rapid Antigen Test ( RAT) drive held at KU Varsity’s Registrar hails efforts of District Administration
Srinagar, Sept 06: In continuation to its efforts to combat the spread of COVID- 19 the District Disaster Management Authority ( DDMA) Srinagar through the Department of Health J&K conducted Rapid Antigen Test( RAT) drive at University of Kashmir ( KU).
On the request of the Varsity’s Registrar Dr Nisar A Mir, the District Administration deputed a special team comprising of officials from Health Department who conducted RAT- drive for the teaching and non-teaching employees of the University’s Main and Zakura campuses at KU’s Gandhi Bhawan Auditorium.
During the drive the health officials interacted with the University employees and urged them to extend full cooperation to the District Administration during the COVID-19 testing adding that testing will be most beneficial in curbing the community transmission of infection.
During the drive awareness was given to the University staff about how to protect themselves from COVID-19.
Meanwhile as part of the precautionary measures against the threat of COVID-19 the district administration also conducted a sanitation/ fumigation drive at several places in and around the campus including its various academic blocks and departments, administrative block, various utilities and lawns of the campus.
Garbage collection points and dustbins were sterilized and sanitized.
While expressing gratitude towards the efforts of the District administration , Registrar KU Dr Nisar A Mir said “ I am very thankful to the District Administration for this RAT drive carried at our Campus and spreading awareness about personal hygiene amongst the University staff and faculty.”
Dr Nisar A Mir also added that the RAT- drive will continue and those employees who missed the testing earlier could present themselves for the same on Monday at the same venue.