Kohima, April 25 (NE): News bulletin from various sources and press releases by NagalandExpress on April 25, 2020 are as follows:
1. DC and DHO Dimapur distribute seeds
Department of Horticulture distributed vegetable and fruit box to the farmers and vendors at FPO organic daily market, behind super market Dimapur on April 24, 2020.
Deputy Commissioner Dimapur Anoop Kinchi IAS, along with District Horticulture officer Temsu Longkumer handed over the packaging materials in the presence of FPO members.
Meanwhile, DC Dimapur has consented to arrange two Tata Mobile vehicles for transporting farm/local produces to the market and also to provide permit for supplying the local produces to different locations.
2. NDPP Women organization Peren extends relief
NDPP women organisation, Peren region extends relief by reaching out to daily wage earners, widows & destitute and distributed essential commodities at Jalukie town on April 25, 2020. The organisation further assured that in the fight against COVID- 19, they will lend unflinching support to PDA government by doing what they can and continue to serve humanity in the time of crisis.
3. NHAK to begin skeletal OPD service
In the interest of public health service delivery, the Naga Hospital Authority, NHAK will begin its skeletal OPD service from April 27, 2020. In a press release, Managing Director of NHAK, Dr. Thorhusie Katiry said the skeletal OPD will only be for consultation of all major departments from 10 AM to 1 PM every day except on government designated till such time COVID-19 patients are admitted. Adding that no patient will be admitted for any procedure in the admission, he however said if the patient requires admission, they are advised to approach the government empanelled hospitals for further management. Dr. Katiry further advised the public to wear mask while reporting for OPD consultation at NHAK and also maintain social distancing.
4. World Malaria Day
World Malaria Day is observed every year on April 25 with an aim to provide education and understanding of malaria as a global scourge that is preventable and a disease that is curable. The theme for this year is ‘Zero Malaria starts with me’. Joint Director and State Programme Officer National Vector Borne Disease Control Program, Dr. I. Talitemsula Jamir in a press release said it is with the concerted efforts of all that the malaria disease has sharply declined over the years and the state of Nagaland is in the elimination phase of malaria. She said it is working towards zero indigenous malaria positive cases and stand to achieve complete malaria elimination from the state in the coming years. Dr. Jamir also made an appeal to the public to remember and take preventive measures against malaria as the citizen stand in the hardship of COVID-19 pandemic.
5. CHS distributes relief packages
Chumoukedima Hindu Society with the active support from Chumoukedima Hindu Yuva Nagaland, as a small gesture on a GOODWILL MISSION has taken the initiative since the lockdown began, adhering strictly to the guidelines and safety measures, so far we have distributed relief packages to 410 families, stranded students (Hostellers), daily wage labourers including the orphanage and rehabilitation centres stretching from Chumoukedima till proper Dimapur town.
In a press release by Shri. Prakash Chetri, General Secretary of CHS, stated that CHS would continue to strive such service on humanitarian ground under the supervision and guidance of Shri. Thejavizo Nakhro, EAC cum Administrator Chumoukedima Town Council and with the innovative ideas of Shri. Pintu M. Ghosh, Working President of CHS as long as the lockdown continues.
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