Coordination meeting with GBs/ward chairmen held at Kiphire

DIMAPUR | Publish Date: 6/16/2020 10:11:52 AM IST

Kiphire DTF members held a coordination meeting with GBs/ward chairmen at DPDB hall, chaired by deputy commissioner Sarita Yadav on June 16.

According to DIPR report, additional SP Erie Kajire said that positive response and cooperation was being received from Kiphire public on the government initiated precautionary/containment measures, keeping the district free from COVID-19 so far. 

Deputy CMO Tinurenla informed that the returnees who were quarantined in Kiphire town were tested twice and released with confirmation that the person was tested negative (-ve). Therefore, she requested the parents to accept those released/to be released without hesitation.

DC Sarita Yadav lauded the GBs, ward elders and civil societies for showing positive gestures during this pandemic. She added that Kiphire people have been accepting returnees of various communities with empathy and love and she encouraged them to keep it up in being a role model.

In regard to persons who were tested negative (-ve) after completing their stay in the institutional quarantine, Kiphire, the meeting decided that GBs and ward chairmen would take responsibility for conveyance of these persons to their respective home quarantines. Accordingly, Asuthong Tikhir was inducted as nodal officer for GBs/ward chairmen to liaise with DTF for people released from quarantine. They have further been advised to sensitize the public to refrain from fear and stigmatization. As part of the measures against pandemic/diseases, members decided to have a mass social work in town on June 20, starting from 6 a.m onwards. Ward GBs/chairmen have been directed to oversee that all the public participated in the work, which will include cleaning up of drainages in town/wards. The meeting also decided to award the best performing ward.

DTF Kiphire 

resolves to 

maintain status quo

The DTF members Kiphire held meeting on June 13 at District Planning and Development Board hall, chaired by DC Sarita Yadav. Discussing with respect to inter/intra district movement of passengers and conveyance, the members agreed to maintain status quo restricting free movements. 

After a person was released from Kiphire institutional quarantines, the DTF members agreed to let the councils take responsibility to receiving their people from respective sub-divisions i.e Pungro and Seyochung.  DC informed that a person is released from quarantine after attestation that he or she was negative (-ve), and completing 14 days or more in the quarantine. She said there should be no hesitation or lapse in receiving those persons released from quarantine. Right now, more than 150 returnees have been kept in Kiphire institution quarantine. To accommodate more people, quarantine centre has been prepared in GHSS with good facility. Kiphire right now anticipates more than 50 more returnees from northern India.

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