Monday, July 15, 2024

PCDS delivers MDM consignments to schools

Kohima, April 21: In times of crisis due to countrywide lockdown owing to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Phom Community Development Society (PCDS) has reached to hundreds of students in Longleng district.
The PCDS under Phom Baptist Christian Association, which is the implementing agency of Mid Day Meal in Longleng District, successfully delivered Mid Day Meal consignment to all schools with the help of churches under PBCA and District administration.
M. Chingong Phom, PBCA said despite the lockdown, it was necessary to reach out to the student beneficiaries, in such a time as this, when village gates are sealed with no movements allowed. “Since all the schools are closed the students were given foodgrain and cash, following proper Government’s directives on social distancing and necessary guidelines.”
She said teachers from all the schools under the District took a step further and contributed few kgs of food grain from their share with the needy and differently able people in the villages who are economically affected by the lockdown. (Page News Service)