Dimapur, April 30: Deputy Chief Minister Y Patton, who is also the minister in-charge for Wokha District on COVID-19, visited Primary Health Centre at Nyiro to ascertain the basic requirements on April 30.
Interacting with the public, the Deputy CM thanked the public and the village council of Nyiro range for strictly following guideline to contain the COVID-19 pandemic. He stated that the State Government and also from his personnel level has distributed sufficient relief in the form of food grains and other essential commodities in the district during the lockdown period.
On learning that Nyiro PHC Medical Officer, GNM and lab technician are performing their duty on contract basis, Patton assured to take up the cases with the Government for early posting of the mentioned posts.
As the health centre is lacking parking area, Patton assured to contribute from his end for construction of parking facility and black topping of the approach road to the PHC centre. Also on learning that Longsachung Village Health Care Center, although up-graded to PHC, lacks manpower and infrastructure, he assured to pursue the matter at the Government level.
Patton also informed that black topping of Wokha-Longidang road will commence right after lockdown period is lifted, however for the benefit of the area people, he warned that there should not be any land owner issue so that developmental work is not hampered.
Later in the day on behalf of the Nagaland State BJP and party workers Y. Patton donated one fumigation machine, which was handed over to Chief Medical Officer, Wokha. Patton also donated 200 liters of hypochlorite to the district and donated cash for refreshment for the health workers of PHC Chukitong, Nyiro and Englan.
(Page News Service)