Contributions and distributions continue during lockdown

Dimapur | Publish Date: 5/22/2020 10:02:11 AM IST

As the nationwide lockdown has entered its fourth phase on May 18, legislator, government agencies, NGOs and others continue to contribute towards needy people across the state. Donations of hospital supplies, essential materials and items still continue to combat the deadly virus.

ATMA, Wokha distributes 

protective materials to farmers

ATMA, Wokha launched a programme for distribution of face masks, hand soaps and pamphlets at the office of project director, ATMA on May 21. 

In a press release, project director, ATMA Wokha stated that the objective of the programme was to ensure that agricultural advisories were maintained by marginal farmers for their safety and mobility while performing various agricultural operations and to avoid field level contagious spread of COVID-19. 

Speaking at the programme, project director and DHO, Medemshiba highlighted about the current scenario of agricultural activities in the district and maintained that agriculture and allied sector played a vital role vis-à-vis, food security, nutrition, importance of the forest produce (NTFP) and market chain linkage during the pandemic.

Earlier, project director handed the materials to block representatives while stressing on the selection criteria for identification of the needy farmers. The items will be further distributed in all the seven blocks in the district through BTT conveners, BTMs, ATMs and farmers’ friend. It may be noted that under this activity, 500 farmers will be covered in each block. 

HCMC and VHC Tuensang 

distributes essential items

Health centre management committee (HCMC) Noksen town and village health committee (VHC) Litem village under the aegis of Nagaland health project (NHP) distributed face masks and nutritional supplements to senior citizens and those affected by the lockdown on May 20 and May 21.

A press release by Renchumlo Shitiri (FD), DPMU, NHP, Tuensang stated that earlier in the month of May while taking stock of the shortage of face masks in the market, HCMC Chessore town in collaboration with joint students union of Chessore town and Chessore village took the initiative to stitch face masks which were then distributed to the citizens.

Since its inception, NHP has enhanced the capacity of 55 health committees in Tuensang district.

Kronu donates hospital 

supplies for Pfutsero sub-division

Planning & Coordination, Land Revenue and Parliamentary Affairs Minister, Neiba Kronu has donated hospital supplies for Pfutsero sub-division on May 20.

Kronu, who represents 16th Pfutsero Assembly Constituency made contribution on his personal capacity. The items donated by him included; 5 mercury BP instrument, 10 oxygen nasal prongs, 200lts sodium hydrochloride (disinfectant), 5 nebulizer set, 2 disinfectant sprayer (manual), 5 stethoscope, 1 inventor with battery, 2000 surgical gloves, 150 N95 mask, 1500 three ply surgical mask, 90 (PPE) (standard) with face shield, 12 PPE (basic), 50 bottles of hand sanitizer (500 ml), 10 pulse oxy meter and 3 laser thermal scanner.

The minister donated materials during the co-ordination meeting with the village council chairmen, GBs, town colony chairmen, village development board secretaries, church leaders and civil societies at Government Higher Secondary School, Pfutsero.

Meanwhile Neiba Kronu on May 20 inspected the ongoing preparation of quarantine facility at JNV, Lewoza in Phek district. Meeting the officials, the minister assured to meet the various requirements for this quarantine centre for comfort of the returnees. 

Ex-students of JVS Nagaland extend relief

 Ex-students of Janjati Vikas Samiti (JVS) Nagaland residing at Tening town and village extended COVID-19 relief and awareness campaign at Tening town and village under Peren district on May 20.

According to a DIPR report, they distributed ration to 52 families of Tening town and Tening village. The Janjati Vikas Samiti Nagaland distributed 200 each of mask and soap to police personal, elderly people and volunteers of quarantine centres. 

They also distributed two each hand wash at Tening  town and  village for the public use. The students also distributed two buckets, mug and two hand wash to the Paikis at village and town. Further three layered mask made by JVSN workers at Zeliangrong Heraka Pailei Baudi Tailoring Centre, Tening town were also donated by ex-students of JVSN.

Fresh vegetables and essential commodities donated to Kiphire district

Nitoi Village Students Union under Sitimi area donated fresh vegetables and essential commodities in the presence of Deputy Commissioner Kiphire Sarita Yadav, district administration and Church leaders to the quarantine and needy people within the Kiphire district on May 22 at Hopongkyu Memorial Hall Kiphire. 

According to a DIPR report, associate pastor KTBL, Alison Sangtam in his short speech stated that the battle of COVID-19 may end sooner or later but their generous work rendered to the needy people will be always remembered. 

He also urged them to continue their good works even in the days to come.


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