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Central University of Kerala Notifications Events Webinar on Public Administration during COVID-19
Webinar on Public Administration during COVID-19 

The Department of Public Administration and Policy Studies, Central University of Kerala has organised a Webinar on the topic Public Administration during COVID-19. District Collector Dr.D.Sajith Babu, IAS was the Resource Person. Hon’ble Vice Chancellor of Central University of Kerala, Prof. H. Venkateshwarlu inaugurated the Webinar. In the inaugural address Prof.H Vekateshwarlu, asserted the need for collaborative and networked leadership in order to deal with an emergency like COVID-19. He stressed on the need of sustaining resilience and building people’s trust to tackle such situations in future. He added that the University is ensuring the social mission in the fight against COVID-19 by setting up the Virology Lab in the Campus itself.

 Dr. D.Sajith Babu, IAS, District  Collector of Kasaragod gave a comprehensive picture of the activities undertaken by the district administration to contain COVID. Within the limited medical facilities, Kasaragod could contain corona cases effectively by introducing various strategies. These include sealing the borders, pronouncement of Prohibitory orders, commencing exclusive COVID hospitals, introducing ‘room quarantine’, starting Covid First Line Treatment Centres, ‘home care’ facilities, establishing PCR lab facility and finally the MAASH programme to give awareness to the people. The Collector again underlined the measures taken for ensuring the livelihood measures of the people in Kasaragod during the pandemic. Dr.Sajith’s presentation was followed by discussion.

 Dr.Ashalekshmi.B.S, Assistant Professor of the Department of Public Administration and Policy Studies has delivered the Welcome Address. Dr. Mohan A.K, Dean, School of Social Sciences, has given the felicitation and Dr. Gugulothu Srinu, Assistant Professor of the Department of Public Administration and Policy Studies has proposed the Vote of Thanks.

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Central University of Kerala Notifications Events Webinar on Public Administration during COVID-19