Dimapur, April 16: Minister-in-charge of Mon District for COVID-19, P Paiwang Konyak has reiterated the need for good coordination between the District administration, police, NGOs and civil societies in the fight against the spread of COVID-19 in Mon district.
Addressing a consultative meeting to discuss the second phase of the lockdown with District administration, police, NGOs and civil societies, the Minister stressed on the sealing of inter-state/district and international borders in an all-out effort to tighten border vigilance.
The civil societies suggested that the School Education Department should come up with an innovative arrangement to conduct homeschooling and online classes for Government school students to which the Minister gave assurance that the matter would be taken up at the higher level.
For those students/individuals stranded in cities and other towns, it was decided that for now they will be asked to stay wherever they are and assistance would be provided to address their grievances.
The Minister made an appeal to the NGOs and civil societies to identify genuine needy families who were worst struck due to the lock down so that required assistance can be given to them.
The Minister also had a separate interaction with doctors to understand issues faced by them. He also visited the District Hospital today and donated Rs 2 lakhs. (Page News Service)