Nagpur: “In a bid to access the intensity of the spread of novel Coronavirus (Covid-19) in Nagpur, Government Medical College and Hospital (GMCH) has bought necessary kits to conduct the third sero survey. The third sero survey has already received nod from the District Collector, proceedings shall begin within 7-8 days in the Second Capital of the State,” said Prajakta Lavangare Verma, Nagpur Divisional Commissioner here, on Tuesday.
The first women Divisional Commissioner was speaking at ‘Meet-the-Press’ programme organised by the Nagpur Union of Working Journalists (NUWJ), in association with Tilak Patrakar Bhavan Trust (TPBT) and Nagpur Press Club (NPC)
Pradip Kumar Maitra, President of MUWJ, TBT and Press Club, NUWJ President Shirish Borkar and NUWJ and Press Club General Secretary Brahmashankar Tripathi were prominently present on this occasion.
Following DGCA’s nod, NFC to commence proceedings in winter:
The Nagpur Flying Club (NFC) is waiting for a certification and other approvals from the Director General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) before admitting students to its Private Pilot License (PPL) and Commercial Private License (CPL) courses. Though, Second wave of pandemic had managed to derail the operations, we’ve written to the concerned authorities to grant the certification and necessary approvals at the earliest. We are expecting to start NFC by winter,” said Lavangare- Verma.
Covid appropriate behaviour to tackle third wave:
“No matter how much resources we’ve in our pockets, the Covid appropriate behaviour is the only thing which can prevent the ferocity of Covid third wave. Thus, Covid appropriated behaviour is must and we are constantly creating awareness about the same,” said the Divisional Commissioner and added, “As the delta variant is a major risk factor, so NMC is admitting all the positive patients to quarantine centres. Many samplers were sent for genome sequencing,” she said.