Donations continue during lockdown to combat COVID-19

DIMAPUR | Publish Date: 4/1/2020 10:55:17 AM IST

Leaders, organisations, political parties and others continue with humanitarian service towards the helpless during the period of lockdown as preventive measure to combat COVID-19 in Nagaland.   

Advisor H. Khehovi Yepthomi donates protective essentials: Advisor of Tourism, Art & Culture, H. Khehovi Yepthomi visited his assembly constituency 33 Suruhuto and handed over medicines, hand sanitizers, masks and gloves to STF Suruhuto in the presence of SDO (C) medical officer, ATC chairman. A press release from the PS to advisor stated that while handing the equipments, Yepthomi assured his constituency that he would be available 24/7 if any situation related to the pandemic cropped up. He requested the constituency to keep pace with the present global situation by updating themselves with all the latest news and developments taking place. Yepthomi also advised the people in the area not to panic but to have strong faith in God. It may be noted that earlier the advisor also donated a sum one lakh and visited Zunheboto to assess the situation on behalf of all Sumi legislators and handed over the money contributed by all Sumi legislators. He also visited isolation ward District Hospital Zunheboto and donated hand sanitisers and masks from his own end requested people to abide by the lockdown norms laid by the government for everyone’s safety.

Tovihoto, former CEs donate to Power dept: Against the backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic, advisor Power Tovihoto Ayemi has donated 150 (30ml) bottles of hand sanitizers, 500 nos. of face masks and 525 nos. of hand soaps to the department. Power department engineer-in-chief Er. Shikato thanked Ayemi for the generous donation during such crisis. Further, retired chief engineers, Er. S.I. Longkumer, Er. D.A. Shishak, Er. K. Miachieo, Er. Imli Ao, Er. G. Chishi, Er. Khose Sale, Er. Rokozhalie Angami, Er. K.Yiese and Er. K.K. Awomi donated Rs. 1.50 lakhs to the department. Er. Shikato expressed gratitude and said they showed that they were no less retired in their concern and thoughts. “We have converted this to hand sanitizers and face masks for distribution to our staffs. We sincerely thank all of them,” he stated.

NSBS&G donate rations to sanitary workers: As the sign of gratitude for performing their duty in the midst of COVID-19, a group from Nagaland State Bharat Scouts and Guides (NSBS&G) called “The good turn project team” handed over some rations to the sanitary workers of Kohima Municipal Council (KMC) in the presence of KMC administrator Kovi Meyase at KMC office on April 1. Representatives of the 16 member team were led by former president Nagaland State Women Commission and life member NSBS&G, Sano Vamuzo. Team members informed that that the humble idea was to give helping hand to the sanitary workers as they continue to tirelessly work for the interest of the citizens, despite the threat of COVID-19. Sano Vamuzo mentioned that the team will continue to pray for the whole land and people for God’s protection. She also urged upon citizens of the state to wake up and turn to God during such unfavourable situation. Kovi Meyase expressed gratitude to the team for remembering the marginalized group of workers. (Correspondent)

Muslim Society distributes relief to poor and needy: Muslim Society, United North Block, Naga Colony, Burma Camp, Dimapur distributed relief to the poor and needy of the colony including Naga families on April 1. A press release from the organisers stated that, the relief comprising of essential commodities included rice, daal and mustard oil and were distributed to around 400 households in the presence of the colony GB, Toshi Ozukum. He acknowledged the Muslim Society, UNB Naga Colony, Burma Camp, Dimapur for their generous contribution towards the poor and the needy of the colony, mostly daily wage earners. 

BJP Kiphire distributes essential commodities: BJP Kiphire district has distributed essential commodities for daily wage earners and for poor families during the lockdown to combat COVID-19 pandemic. A press release from BJP Kiphire vice president, Tali C. Sangtam and general secretary, Tsatongpi stated that, the distribution was done under the supervision of  minister, V. Kashiho Sangtam. Essential commodities such as rice, daal, M-Oil etc were given to the poor families. BJP Kiphire unit also thanked the minister, party leaders, Lirimong Sangtam and Tsapikyu for their financial support in times of need.

LBC Chümoukedima goodwill visit: The Lotha Baptist Church (LBC) Chümoukedima paid a goodwill visit to District Hospital Dimapur along with some essential food items for the health care workers. 


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