Kohima, May 13 (NE): News bulletin from various sources and press releases by NagalandExpress on May 13, 2020 are as follows:
1. Briefing on COVID-19 on May 13, 2020 for Nagaland
A total of 889 samples have been sent for testing from the State. The results of 872 samples have been received and all have been tested negative. The results for the remaining 17 samples are awaited. In addition, a total of 11 samples have been tested by Truenat and all are negative.
2. Assam rifles conducts various activities
Wokha Battalion of Assam Rifles under the aegis of HQ IGAR (North) provided Assistance to District Administration, to include 200 Wooden Beds in order to set up a Quarantine facility at Mount Tiyi College and Govt School, Wokha for the stranded workers and students coming to Wokha district from other parts of the country. The District Administration of Wokha appreciated the humanitarian gesture of Assam Rifles during these testing times.
Zunheboto Battalion of Assam Rifles under the aegis of HQ IGAR (North) distributed essential items at Aichasaghami village on May 11, 2020. The activity aimed at helping people who are physically handicapped and mentally challenged. It was learnt through village GBs about such people and a total of six families consisting of 27 members were provided essential items.
Also, part of ongoing efforts of reaching out to the needy, Mon Battalion of Assam Rifles under the aegis of HQ IGAR(North) distributed food to about 300 migrant workers who were stranded outside due to COVID 19 and transported to Mon by District Administration on May 11, 2020. The District Administration, Red Cross Society and Konyak Union representatives of Mon expressed their gratitude and appreciated the humanitarian gesture of Assam Rifles during these testing times.
3. Horticulture special drive on COVID-19 at Tseminyu
COVID-19 Horticulture special drive concluded its district tour at Tseminyu on May 12, 2020, where the team led by Director Dr. Elithung and Jt. Director N. Jerry Patton along with Commissioner & Secretary for Horticulture and Women Resources Anenla T.Sato, held an interactive meeting at SDHO office Tseminyu with Field officers of Horticulture and Agriculture departments of Tseminyu Sub-Division. The meeting was chaired by Dileu Nsarangbe SDHO Tseminyu.
Commissioner & Secretary spoke about the necessity for maintaining social distancing with masks and maintaining proper hygienic by one and all which is the best weapon for protecting oneself from the deadly coronavirus. She also dwelt on dignity of labour and urged upon the people to take advantage of having sufficient cultivable land which is nearest to the State capital Kohima where there is no problem for supply and sale of Horti and Agricultural produces. She therefore, called upon the Field officers to encourage the farmers to work more, grow more and produce more for self sufficiency and income generating sources.
4. Feed the poor, Pray for the nation and Stay Safe: BJP Nagaland
As directed by the national leadership to all State BJP units, Nagaland BJP unit have been doing the best to help needy population by providing food items and also not forgetting the stranded migrant workers. The unit is providing masks, gloves and sanitisers to the needy and the frontline workers whereas, in the mainland we have come across di
5. CHC Jalukie celebrates International Nurses Day
International Nurses Day was celebrated at CHC Jalukie on May 12, 2020. During the programme CMO Peren, Dr. Denis Hangsing, SMO CHC Jalukie, Dr. Yetovi Tuccu and DPO (RCH& UIP), Dr. Nukshisangla Jamir encouraged the nurses to continue the spirit of hard work, dedication and compassion especially in times of COVID crisis.
The nurses were also apprised to continue as a role model and embrace the values to work for the humanity amidst COVID-19 crisis.