Himanta Biswa Sarma visits Defence Research Lab at Tezpur


GUWAHATI: Assam health minister Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma on Friday visited Defence Research Laboratory under Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) at Tezpur. In a Tweet Dr. Sarma stated that a testing facility will soon start at the Defence Research Lab. He expressed hope the testing facility will bolster Assam’s capabilities in the fight against COVID-19.

Minister Sarma was accompanied by his deputy Pijush Hazarika, Tezpur MP Pallab Lochan Das and several local MLAs.

He also held a meeting with Sonitpur district administration, medical superintendents and doctors at Tezpur Medical College and Hospital (TMCH) to discuss the arrangements to tackle COVID-19 pandemic.