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India Post delivers testing kits to battle COVID-19 from ICMR

India Post has tied up with ICMR (Indian Council of Medical Research) to provide COVID-19 testing kits to over 200 labs. These labs have been assigned by the ICMR.

Highlights

ICMR has scheduled to execute 1 lakh COVID-19 tests per day all over the country. In order to fulfil this, India Post with its 1,50,000 post offices retains joined into a treaty with the ICMR. India Posts like the Railways has been providing largely in serving the people during lockdown. India Post had earlier been distributing food and ration, medicines, mails and financial assistance at home during lockdown.

Significance

India Post will support to reach remote areas in the northeastern region such as Dungarpur, Jhalwar. Apart from this, it will also provide the kits to different cities such as Imphal, Kolkata, Aizawl, Jodhpur, Rachi, Bhubaneshwar, Udaipur and Kota. The kits are provided with a packing of dry ice.

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