Bhubaneswar, April 28 (Local Wire): The State government on Tuesday said that it has been taking extraordinary steps to ensure uninterrupted supply of Coronavirus testing kits.
State Induatries Secretary Hemant Sharma said that the state had been preparing its infrastructure to tackle to the worst situations.
He also said that the government has taken several steps to boost the confidence of suppliers.
“Usually suppliers are not happy to work with governments due to delayed payments.
Our government worked towards faster and even instant payments to suppliers giving medical kit for Coronavirus to gain their confidence,” he said.
Sharma is also heading a special committee on procurements.
He said that recently the state brought 22 engineers through special state planes to install the recently brought COBAS machine needed for Coronavirus testing as an extraordinary event during lockdown
“Several key Coronavirus testing kits were supplied by special airforce aircraft from Nagpur as the airports were closed during the lockdown there,” he said.