Dimapur, April 9: In its effort to assist, especially those on the frontline to combat the threat from COVID-19 pandemic, the Patkai Christian College (Autonomous) on April 8 under the banner of
Patkai Against Covid-19 (PAC-19) distributed around 80 litres of hand sanitizers to various organizations and departments in Dimapur district.
This is the third batch of sanitizers the college had prepared in its laboratory. The Wednesday’s distribution of the hand sanitizers started from Chümoukedima and ended at the Nagaland check gate (North Field Gate).
The PAC-19 team distribution covered office of Chümoukedima EAC, Chümoukedima Town Council, Nagaland Police Referral hospital, IRBn Mahila, Chümoukidema police station, Diphupar PS, Deputy Commissioner Office Dimapur, Dimapur Municipal Council, Commissioner of Police Office Dimapur, English media houses, financial institutions along Chümoukedima stretch, Holy Redeemer and HK hospital, police personnel on duty at Khermahal junction, Bata Chariali, 7th Mile junction and Nagaland check gate.
Earlier, 1st NAP, NAPTC, PTS had also received sanitizers from the college campus.
Initially, the project to prepare sanitizers started with the donation drive carried in the campus among the faculty and staff of the college. In the first batch, the college prepared around 4.5 litres for the campus residents and thereafter decided to extend its community service to the frontline workers fighting against COVID-19.
Speaking on PAC-19 project, Vice Principal, PCC Angel Sonari said, “We’ve been thinking what Patkai as a community could do to help the people of the state and decided to prepare the sanitizers as the college has a well-equipped laboratory to prepare the same.”
In the second batch, the college collaborated with Dew Drop, a packaged drinking water company and prepared 31 litres which was handed over to the chief medical office in Dimapur.
For the third batch, Sonari acknowledged the state chief secretary and informed that through him, the college could manage to get around 100 litres of ethanol from Kohima Science College (Autonomous). The State Government had provided the KSC the ethanol for preparation of hand sanitizers in large quantity.
(Page News Service)