Shillong (Meghalaya), July 23 : The Institute of Bioresources and Sustainable Development (DBT-IBSD), here distributed the institute made face masks to the local taxi drivers at the Upper Shillong area and Mylliem village on Thursday .
The initiative of distribution of face masks was taken up under the guidance of the Director, IBSD, Prof. Pulok K. Mukherjee with an aim to protect COVID-19 front-line workers.
The Mask materials were procured by the DBT-IBSD, Meghalaya centre and stitched by the Convent Sisters of St Margaret, Shillong .
It may be noted here that DBT-IBSD centres in different parts of North East India are actively participating and serving the society during COVID-19 scenario. The Institute will continue its distribution to the city’s numerous front-liners.