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Minister Paiwang reviews Covid-19 situation at Mon, shares opinion to continue lockdown

(Minister P Paiwang Konyak interacting with officials during the Covid-19 review meeting at Mon)

Kohima, April 08 (NE): Hon’ble Minister of Transport, Civil Aviation & Railways, and Land Resources, Shri P Paiwang Konyak, also in charge to monitor Covid-19 preparedness and situations at Mon district held a review meeting with ADC Tizit, SDPO Tizit, Commandant & Dy. Commandant 6th NAP Tizit, and Students’ Organisations, at ADC Office Tizit, today, April 8, 2020.

The Minister also visited the Nagaland Police Check Gate at the boundary with Assam in Tizit, Community Health Centre (CHC) Tizit, Anti Quarantine Room at Lapalampong, Tizit and discussed with Medical Officer (MO) regarding the current situation.

Konyak donated rupees 1 lakh to Administration, Rs. 50,000 to Police, another Rs. 50,000 to Tizit Area Students’ Union and 50,000 to Medical Officer to purchase Personal Proctection Equipments (PPE) for Tizit CHC to fight against Covid-19 pandemic.

It is informed that the rations and other essential commodities are being supplied by Assam and unloaded at the Nagaland Police Check Gate. Students Organisation (TASU) is taking the initiative to bring essential commodities from Assam.

Konyak encouraged the district administration, Police, Medical Team, and NGOs to successfully implement the Lockdown, and also work out the mechanism to be in place after the Lockdown is lifted up. He shares his opinion to the members that lockdown must continue even after April 14, 2020 because it is the only option to prevent the deathly Virus from entering Mon District, he added.