GUWAHATI: Indian Chamber of Commerce (North East) (ICC-NE) lauds the several proactive steps by the State government to contain the spread of the deadly virus in Assam under the leadership of Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal.
ICC North East Initiative chairman Mahesh Saharia offers his & ICC members’ immense gratitude and applause to the Department of Health and Family Welfare, Govt. of Assam for endeavouring in an all-out effort to control and mitigate the onslaught of the COVID-19 pandemic in the State and the region. Dr Himanta Biswa Sarma from the beginning with single minded dedication has led the campaign towards securing the lives and health of the people of Assam from the morbid virus’ pandemic.
Saharia also commended the efforts of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Govt. of Assam for successfully equipping five testing centres for detection of COVID-19, in Assam as per norms of Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) covering different geographical regions of the State much ahead of more advanced and larger States than Assam.
Ishantor Sobhhapandit, Regional Director, ICC North East Region, called on Dr. Himanta Biswa Sharma to personally express the solidarity of ICC with the unparalleled action of the State government in creating facilities for large scale isolation and quarantine, procurement of PPE for Medical and Frontline workers, creation of facilities for treatment of patients including procurement of ventilators at a very early stage when there was not a single positive case which made all the difference in Assam’s preparedness, stated a press release.