Dimapur, May 21: Legislator in-charge of Peren District COVID-19, Namri Nchang and Minister for Higher &Technical Education & Tribal Affairs, Temjen Imna Along along with Leader of Opposition, TR Zeliang visited Peren on May 21 and held a coordination meeting with Peren DTF, Department officers, civil societies and Church organizations of Peren District in the DC’s conference hall, District Hq. Peren.
In the meeting, CMO Peren gave a brief report on the basic equipment available at Peren District designated COVID Hospital CHC Jalukie. He said basic requirements will increase as and when any eventualities related to positive case of COVID-19 arise in the District.
Imna Along said the safety of the District depends on the District administration and all the stakeholders, and called upon all the civil societies & Church organizations to extend constant support to the District administration in the fight against the pandemic.
Irrespective of political parties, Along urged the gathering to work cohesively during the COVID crisis and appealed to the District administration and medical team that besides thermal screening, returnees from outside the State has to undergo proper test and they should not be immediately send to their respective village quarantine centres so as to avoid the spread of virus.
Speaking in the meeting, TR Zeliang said we are fighting an unseen war and danger lies ahead of us, so we must not remain complacent during the fight against the pandemic. He asserted that it is the responsibility of the Medical Department to protect the frontline workers and asked the Medical Department to organize sensitization and awareness program for civil society leaders, Church leaders, Village leaders, frontline workers as well as create their own quarantine guidelines for Peren at the earliest.
Advisor for Water Resources, Namri Nchang appealed the gathering to maintain discipline and adhere with the guidelines issued by the Government.
Later the visiting team had a short discussion with DTF members and Peren District COVID-19 Joint Action Committee on how to go about when returnees from Chennai arrived. (Page News Service)