Ministers, advisors to take charge of districts

DIMAPUR, MAR 25 (NPN) | Publish Date: 3/25/2020 12:19:01 PM IST

State chief minister Neiphiu Rio has assigned ministers/advisors with the districts to monitor implementation of effective measures for prevention and control of COVID 19.

Deputy chief minister Y Patton and advisor Mhathung Yanthan has been assigned to take charge of Wokha district; minister G. Kaito Aye and advisor Khehovi Yepthomi (Zunheboto); minister CM Chang and advisor H Haying (Tuensang); minister Neiba Kronu and advisor Kazheto Kinimi (Phek).

Minister S Pangnyu Phom and advisor Imnatiba (Longleng); minister P Paiwang Konyak and  advisor Pohwang (Mon); minister Jacob Zhimomi and advisor Zhaleo Rio (Dimapur); minister Tongpang Ozukum and advisor Neikiesalie Nicky Kire (Kohima); minister Temjen Imna Along and advisor Namri Nchang ( Peren); minister V Kashiho Sangtam and advisor K.Tokugha Sukhalu (Kiphire) and minister Metsubo Jamir and advisor Longrineken (Mokokchung).

Supply of essential items normal: State home department has informed that the situation concerning supply of all the essential commodities and goods including petroleum, oil and lubricants continue to remain normal. 

According to an official bulletin, the home department has advised everybody to cooperate and abide by the containment orders issued. 

Reminding people to stay indoors and come out only for buying essential goods, the department has asked the people to maintain social distancing even while at shops.

Further, the department informed that only one person from a family should go out for shopping from nearest shops.

Stating that the district administration and police were regularly monitoring the situation, the department cautioned that strict action would be taken against anyone found indulging in non-essential travel. It said that a state control room has also been set up for the same.

F&CS assures supply of essential items: Food and civil supplies (F&CS) department has said that it was working hard to ensure availability of food grains to NFSA beneficiaries and smooth supply of petroleum products including petrol, diesel and LPG throughout the state. 

In an appeal, F&CS director Asangla Imti stated that for smooth flow of essential commodities movement of transports, official, staff and labourers on duty and opening of FPS and its related activities was inevitable.

F&SC director has, therefore, appealed to the responsible authorities and public to cooperate and assist the department in the interest of the public.

NSDMA sets up operation centre: Nagaland State Disaster Management Authority (NSDMA) has set up its State emergency operation centre at Keiziekhe Kohima starting March 25, 2020. Citizens could approach the centre for queries, assistance etc or contact number 0370-2291122/+91 370-2291120, 1070 (toll free).

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