A COVID-19 testing facility has been established by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) at the Leh based laboratory Defence Institute of High Altitude Research (DIHAR).
The testing facility has been launched to improve the rate of testing to determine the Corona cases in the Union Territory of Ladakh. The testing facility having capability of screening 50 samples per day will also help in keeping close watch of the infected persons.
Defence Institute of High Altitude Research (DIHAR) is a life science laboratory of DRDO which works on cold arid agro-animal technologies.
Chairman of Defence Research and Development Organisation: G Satheesh Reddy.