Chief Secretary Vini Mahajan directs DC’s to ensure maintainance of RTPCR testing

The Fact News Service

Patiala, December 4

Amid projections of vaccine likely to be available early next year, the Punjab Chief Secretary Ms. Vini Mahajan on Thursday directed the Deputy Commissioners to constitute advanced ground level teams to streamline and prioritize the process of COVID vaccination, besides maintaining the COVID RTPCR testing 30,000 per day in the state to thwart any likelihood of a second wave of infections.

Chairing a review meeting of Patiala Division today, the Chief Secretary also directed to speed up all the development works and schemes, earlier slowed down due to COVID situations, to complete them within the stipulated time.

She also asked the officers to complete toilets in the Government Schools and Anganwadis till the December end this year. The Chief Secretary was here to review the status of the ongoing development projects and schemes of the districts falling in Patiala Division as per the directions of the Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh to expedite the projects that had slowed down during COVID.