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Dimapur, April 6: In view of the lockdown necessitated by outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic and in order to mitigate the plight of the public in Dimapur district, the District Administration Dimapur, in collaboration with various NGOs has been distributing free food packets and providing home delivery of essential commodities to stranded students, destitute people etc throughout the district.
The Deputy Commissioner said 221 people in DDSC relief camp, 44 stranded passengers in youth hostel and 82 people in State Sports Hostel are being provided regular meals through the Community Kitchen initiative. Around 700 to 800 people are provided food packets and ration of essential commodities on a daily basis through the Community Kitchen and Food Bank initiatives.
On April 6, as part of the Community Kitchen program, Nationalist People’s Party (NPP) and All Nagaland Private Schools Association (ANPSA) donated rations to students of Dimapur Eastern Naga Students Union (DENSU) stranded in Dimapur and 135 students residing in 10 Nagaland University hostels in Medziphema.
Around 100 students in Dimapur town were given relief of essential commodities and distributed through the Dimapur Naga Students Union (DNSU).
All persons interested in contributing to the Community Kitchen and Food Bank programs under DC Office Dimapur are invited to do so by contacting the DC Control Rook at 03862-224850/6009924366 (Whataspp), EAC (Development) i/c Community Kitchen at 9999614871, EAC (Niuland) i/c Food Bank at 9366993773. (Page News Service)