Dimapur, June 16: Kiphire DTF members held a coordination meeting with GBs/ward chairmen on June 16 at DPDB hall under the chairmanship of Deputy Commissioner Sarita Yadav IAS.
Additional SP, Erie Kajire said that positive response and cooperation is being received from Kiphire public on the Government initiated precautionary/containment measures for Covid-19 pandemic keeping the district free from Covid-19 so far. He thanked and requested the elders to continue with their support.
Deputy CMO Tinurenla informed that the returnees who were quarantined in Kiphire town were tested twice and released with confirmation that they were tested negative. she requested the parents to accept those released / to be released without hesitation.
DC Sarita Yadav lauded the GBs, Ward elders and civil societies for showing ‘positive gestures’ during this pandemic. She added that Kiphire people have been accepting returnees of various communities with empathy and love and she encouraged them to keep it up in being a ‘ role model.’
In regard to persons who were tested negative after completing their stay in the institutional quarantine, Kiphire, the meeting decided that GBs and ward chairmen will take responsibility for conveyance of these persons to their respective home quarantines.
Accordingly, Asuthong Tikhir was inducted as Nodal Officer for GBs/ward chairmen to liaise with DTF for people released from quarantine. They were advised to sensitize the public to refrain from fear and stigmatization.
As part of the measures against pandemic/diseases, members decided to have a mass social work in town on June 20 starting from 6 am onwards. In this regard, ward GBs/chairmen have been directed to oversee that all the public participate in the work, which will include cleaning up of drainages in town/wards. The meeting also decided to award the best performing ward.
(Page News Service)