Anantnag, Apr 12, KNT: In a brazen violation of government directives, faculty members of Microbiology Section of Government Medical College Anantnag here in South Kashmir amid the pandemic enjoyed picnic on Monday.
Insiders told news agency Kashmir News Trust that only two technicians were present in the Microbiology Section at GMC Anantnag today. Those who had gone there for conducting tests were told that staff members are enjoying picnic at Achabal.
Pertinently, due to Covid-19 pandemic more and more people visit Micro Biology Section to get their tests done. “This is really shocking. On the one side we are discouraging gatherings and stress on maintaining social distance, while on the other, government employees are enjoying picnics,” said a local.
Head of the Department, Microbiology, Dr Rubeena didn’t pick up the phone, however, Principal, GMC Anantnag, Dr Showkat Jeelani confirmed to KNT that some faculty members from Microbiology Section have gone to Achabal for picnic.
“They have gone to Achabal which is at stone’s throw from the district. They will be back soon,” he said. (KNT)