Mysore/Mysuru: “India stands third in the world in finding vaccine for COVID-19,” said S. Selvakumar, Secretary to the Chief Minister and Secretary, Department of Skill Development.
Speaking after inaugurating a function online to felicitate doctors and pharmacists at Sarada Vilas College of Pharmacy here recently, he said the role of pharmacists and scientists was very important in drug research. Corona Warriors were doing yeomen service to the society especially at a time when the pandemic has gripped the entire world. Felicitating achievers in the medical field is a good development, he added.
Former MLC C.H. Vijayashankar said that experts have opined that doing yoga and pranayama will help to prevent Coronavirus. None should be afraid of this pandemic though it has spread to the whole nation in the last six months. The services of Corona Warriors are very important to prevent it, he added.
Government Ayurvedic Research Centre-Mysuru Assistant Director Dr. Lakshminarayana Shenoy, Pharmacists Govardhan and C.V. Raghavendraswamy, Nandaprakash of Nursing Section and Karnataka Pharmacists Association President Somashekar were felicitated. Sarada Vilas Pharmacy College Principal Dr. Hanumanthachar Joshi and others were present.