Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare

MoS Agriculture, Shri Kailash Choudhary inaugurates Pusa Decontamination & Sanitizing Tunnel

Posted On: 16 APR 2020 4:14PM by PIB Delhi

Pusa Decontamination and Sanitizing Tunnel, developed by Division of Agricultural Engineering, ICAR- Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi, was inaugurated by the Union Minister of State for Agriculture and Framers’ Welfare, Shri Kailash Choudhary here today in presence of Dr. Trilochan Mohapatra, Secretary DARE and Director General ICAR and Dr A K Singh, Director, ICAR-IARI, New Delhi.

The sanitization protocol includes hand washing with foot-operated soap and water dispenser and fogging in a sanitizing tunnel for 20 seconds. In this tunnel, Quaternary Ammonium Compounds (QAC) are used at concentration of 0.045%, which is recommended by the Health Department.

Thermal Screening of MoS, MoA&FW  Shri Kailash Choudhary  before inauguration of Pusa Decontamination and Sanitizing Tunnel

Shri Kailash Choudhary, MoS, MoA&FW, sanitizing hands before inauguration of Pusa Decontamination and Sanitizing Tunnel

Shri Kailash Choudhary, MoS, MoA&FW, inaugurating Pusa Decontamination and Sanitizing Tunnel

Shri Kailash Choudhary, MoS, MoA&FW, decontaminating himself inside Pusa Decontamination and Sanitizing Tunnel

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