Dimapur, April 20: Nagaland House, New Delhi is extending assistance to students/working persons and patients including stranded passengers from Nagaland in Delhi since the nationwide lockdown began.
In a release, PRO (IPR), Nagaland House, New Delhi informed that after the Janta curfew on March 22, a control center was setup and the Government of Nagaland through the office of the Resident Commissioner, New Delhi and has been extending assistance to students/working persons and patients including stranded passengers from Nagaland.
So far, 13 stranded passengers have been rescued and provided food and shelter at Nagaland House. The control center at Nagaland House is extending assistance in the form of dry rations to people from the state directly as well as through NGOs, after being crossed checked by respective tribal units. There has been tremendous support from Naga elders, pastors and student unions, Delhi Police and NGOs in Delhi, it said.
The release informed that altogether, over 400 persons have been provided with dry rations and 15 patients have been assisted by the medical team in Delhi NCR.
The control center at Nagaland House, New Delhi also appreciated the partnership of various Naga student bodies, Delhi Police (SPUNER), tribal bodies, Naga elders and unit churches/fellowships in Delhi. It informed that doctors and nurses from Nagaland who are working at various hospitals in Delhi NCR have been extending timely support to our people, even beyond their call of duty. Chief Minister Nagaland through the CMRF has sanctioned Rs 4 lakhs in two phases to Nagaland House New Delhi, which is being optimally utilized to ensure that our people do not go hungry, it said.
The Control Center Nagaland House, New Delhi reassured parents and families back home that no efforts would be spared to ensure that our people in Delhi NCR are provided timely support and assistance as and when needed.
The emergency contact details of Control Center Nagaland House, New Delhi are Landline – 011-23013751; Kethosituo Sekhose, Deputy RC: 9436001625 (Whatsapp), Kuolie Mere, PRO: 9910291960, Dr HentokPhom, Sr.MO: 8826787100, Kedichatuo Kense, ALO: 8130698329; Email -firstname.lastname@example.org. (Page News Service)