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Reliefs and donations continue during nationwide lockdown

DIMAPUR | Publish Date: 4/5/2020 10:35:31 AM IST

Public leaders, government agencies and civil organisations continue to reach out to needy people during the nationwide lockdown period to combat against the deadly COVID-19. Help is given to the most genuine and needy people who are unable to sustain their livelihood during these difficult times.  

Yitachu MLA donates to Meluri sub-division: Yitachu, MLA 20 A/C Meluri has donated towards alleviating the problems faced by public in Meluri sub-division which borders with Myanmar and is devoid of medical facilities till date.  A press release from ADC Meluri Chubatemjen stated that, officers and staff of office of ADC Meluri and all members of COVID-19 committee and public have extended gratitude to Yitachu, for his generous contribution and assistance towards containment of COVID-19 at Meluri sub-division.

Eshak Konyak MLA donates towards COVID-19: Eshak Konyak, MLA 47 A/C Aboi donated a sum of Rupees three lakhs and ten thousand to ADC Aboi Ajit Kumar Ranjan and EAC Aboi in the presence of KU, KNSK, AASU, ATSU, 13 union presidents and public leaders of Aboi town at his residence, towards the fight against COVID-19. A press release from Konyak Union (KU) branch Aboi president Pangao Konyak and general secretary, Phongnyei Changkhu stated that, MLA instructed for the donation to be given to the genuine poor households of Aboi town. Eshak also advised to strictly follow directives of the medical experts, KU Aboi and administration. 

Wokha district administration & DDMA provides relief: Wokha district administration and District Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) distributed emergency relief like rice and pulses to migrant workers/labourers, and daily wage earners whose livelihood income were affected by the lockdown in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak. According to DIPR report, distribution was carried out at town hall Wokha on April 5, under the supervision of  district administration, Police, Wokha District Chamber of Commerce and Industries, officials from ADS and district project associate, DPA (DDMA) Wokha. 458 (four hundred and fifty eight) migrant workers, daily wage earners and 14 (fourteen) stranded students were provided relief. District administration also informed that relief materials will be distributed in all the sub-divisions, wards, colonies and villages in the district in coordination with the concerned authorities/councils in the coming days.

Longleng district administration provides free ration to stranded students: Alongside with providing essential commodities to the public, the Longleng district administration has identified 21 stranded students from various schools under Longleng town. According to DIPR report, the administration provided free ration and other essential commodities at DC’s office complex by the deputy commissioner Longleng M. Shayung Phom and ADC Longleng D. Robin on Sunday. The 21 students are 9 from Yingli College, 2 from Vision Vale School, 5 from GMS Longleng, 3 from Good Shepherd School and 2 from GHSS, Longleng.

2nd phase of ration distribution to public in Longleng: Public of Medical ward, Shauli ward and Nyangching ward availed free ration/essential commodities provided by the district administration on Sunday at Lempong junction Longleng.

Rations distributed to needy labourers in Satakha: Under the initiative of ADC Satakha and with the contributions from well wishers, the town GBs distributed rations to about 150 daily wagers and 28 stranded migrant labourers in Satakha town.

VCJ donates hand sanitizers: Veterinary College Jalukie (VCJ), donated hand sanitizers to Jalukie villagers and district administration. A press release from dean, VCJ, Dr. Capt. G D Rao, stated that, college faculty prepared hand sanitizer as per the World Health Organisation formulation and distributed to villagers in the presence of ADC and EAC, Jalukie, on April 4 and to local administrative officials on March 28. Dr. Capt. G D Rao lamented that raw materials required for the preparation got exhausted and due to lockdown was not able to procure. He added that the college would be able to prepare more hand sanitizers and distribute to the villagers as well as health workers to contain the spread of the deadly COVID-19.

Anganwadi centres render nutritional support: In compliance with directives from Ministry of Women and Child Development, and in view of prevailing COVID-19 situation, department of Social Welfare, Nagaland, rendered nutritional support to children of ages 0-6 years, pregnant and lactating mothers in form of “take home ration” through respective Anganwadi centres throughout the state. 

Tening administration distributes food to stranded students: Extra assistant commissioner (EAC), Tumben P. Tsanglao on April 5 distributed food stuff to 19 stranded students in Rani Gaindinliu Gurukulum Hostel at Azalilong village. According to DIPR report, five students from Assam and two from Nagaland were among the stranded.

KTBL provides food grains to wage earners and labourers: Kiphire Town Baptist Lithro (KTBL) has also reached out to the daily wage earners and labourers during the ongoing lockdown period. According to DIPR report, the KTBL distributed 5 kgs of food grains to 610 beneficiaries in all the eleven ward of Kiphire town on April 4. 

 

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