Kohima, June 01 (NEx): The Deputy Chief Minister of Nagaland, Y Patton, along with all the legislators incharge of Wokha District for COVID-19 visited all the four constituencies in the District on Tuesday, June 01, 2021. At Dr. Motsuo Memorial District hospital, the lone district hospital, he met the CMO and Medical staff and handed over PPE kits and a sum of Rs. 10 lakhs for purchase of X-ray machine.
The DC and Chairman DTF, Orenthung Lotha, NCS, apprised him of the district COVID-19 status, lockdown effects and current situation, informed a press release from the Dy. CM media cell.
Concerns were also shared with regards to the wear and tear of the stretch of a newly constructed road from WTBC to Upper NST leading to Wokha Village under Municipal area, wherein Dy. CM assured that the matter will be forwarded to Urban Development Department, it said.
Later, Patton visited Old Riphyim Tourist Village, CHC Sanis, CHC Bhandari and distributed PPE kits to the Medical staffs and financial assistance to all the Health Centres he visited, that also included monetary aid to PHC Wozhuro which was handed over to local MLA Dr. Chumben Murry.
To encourage the healthcare workers, the Dy. CM informed that this year’s 25 percent of the LADP funds for the whole district will be utilized for health care, infrastructural developments of CHCs, PHCs and District Hospital.
The Dy. CM was accompanied by Advisors Mmhonlumo Kikon, Mhathung Yanthan and Dr. Chumben Murry MLA, DC, SP, CMO and party leaders among others, said the press release.