GILGIT: A crew of the chemistry division of the College of Baltistan has developed an area natural ‘hand sanitiser’ to stop coronavirus infections in distant areas of the area.
On the request of the Skardu district administration, the varsity has began bulk manufacturing of alcohol-based bleach-free hand sanitiser without spending a dime distribution to the well being employees and basic public.
Vice-Chancellor Dr Mohammad Naeem stated on Friday the crew had produced the hand sanitiser from native elements.
“Unfortunately, there is lack of hand sanitisers in the region, even the administration and health workers have no access to such a facility,” he stated.
Dr Naeem stated alovera gel, glycerin, lemon juice and alcohol have been utilized in growing the hand sanitiser.
He stated the college had taken a variety of initiatives in enlightening the plenty concerning the preventive measures to keep away from COVID-19 infections.
He stated consciousness classes organized by the college had benefitted lots of of residents within the Baltistan area.
Dr Naeem stated a variety of hand sanitiser packs had already been distributed among the many native officers, paramedics and suspected sufferers of COVID-19 to minimise the chance of the pandemic.
Printed in Daybreak, March 21st, 2020