Itanagar, March 23:Emphasizing on the importance of communication, Health Minister AloLibang today urged the Deputy Commissioners of border districts to relay the information of all people entering their districts to enter another to their counterparts. He said that relaying communication timely will go a long way in taking preventive measures.
Libang also congratulated the DC and the team for successfully observing the Janta Curfew on the 22nd March.
Chief Secretary Naresh Kumar cleared the air on understanding the lockdown order of the state. He clarified that hotels, home stays and lodges will continue to operate and instructed the DCs to ensure that tourists who are already staying in are not thrown out in the name of lockdown. He however suggested that proper hygiene will have to be maintained in these establishments.
He also asked the DCs to ensure that labourers with valid ILPs, who are already in Arunachal, may be allowed to continue their stay here.
Urging the DCs to ensure there is no panic amongst the public, Kumar reiterated that movement of Essential services like ration, pol etc shall be allowed to enter the state and their movement, after following the Standard operating Procedure (SOP), should not be restricted in any check gates.
Kumar also clarified that construction activities like that in NH415 will continue and as such, movement of trucks carrying cement, bricks and other such items will be allowed, after going through the necessary SOP.
Awareness Session on COVID 19 conducted at Raj Bhavan
An Awareness Session about Corona Virus Infectious Disease (COVID 19) was conducted in the Governor’s Secretariat, Itanagar for the employees of Raj Bhavan on 19th March 2020. Dr. Jennifer Tayeng, Senior Medical Officer, Raj Bhavan Dispensary cum State Trainer on COVID 19 Awareness Campaign briefed the employees, which included those attached to Raj Bhavan, about the epidemiology of COVID-19, globally and in India, preventive measures through personal hygiene and etiquette.
Dr. Tayeng said that spread of COVID 19 can be contain, if all the staff avoid closed crowded spaces, maintain distance of 1metre, refrain from touching own face, nose and mouth, physical contact like shaking hands and religiously follow frequent hand hygiene and respiratory etiquette. She advised the staffs to follow seven steps of Hand Washing, i.e. Step 1 – Wet your hands and apply enough soap (coin size), Step 2 – Rub your palms together, Step 3 – Rub the back of each hand, Step 4 – Rub both your hands while interlocking your fingers, Step 5 – Rub the back of your fingers, Step 5 – Rub the tips of your fingers, Step 6 – Rub your thumbs and the ends of your wrists and Step 7 – Rinse both hands properly with water. For easy catch up of the employees, she suggested a mnemonic ‘SUMAN K’ – ‘Seedha Ulta Mutthi Anghuta Nakhun Kalai’ in hand washing with soap and water or 70% alcohol based sanitizer.
Senior Medical Officer cautioned the staff against bulk purchasing of mask and hand sanitizers, which, she said deprives other people of the vital items, thereby inviting faster spread of the disease. You are not safe till others near you are safe, she said.
Dr. Tayeng asked the staffs to home quarantine any relatives coming from COVID 19 infected places having symptoms of any respiratory infections like cough for at least 14 days, before allowing them to move around. She emphasized on them to seek medical care immediately, in case, they find common symptoms include fever, fatigue, dry cough and breathing difficulty in their ward.
Dr. Tayeng warned against rumour mongers and said that action may be initiated by the administration against them by invoking powers conferred under section 2 of the Epidemic Disease Act, 1897. (Regulation no. 9).
PRO to Governor
ITANAGAR, March 19, 2020
ITANAGAR, March 19:
Deputy Chief Minister, Chowna Mein reviewed the status of Miao to Vijoynagar PMGSY road along with the Minister of Rural Work Department, Shri Honchun Ngandam and the Minister of Urban Development, etc cum local MLA, Shri Kamlung Mossang at his Secretariat office today. In the meeting, the ways and means and the way forward for the completion of the road has been discussed.
Mein said that the State Govt is very much concern about the road connectivity to Vijoynagar, one of the remotest Administrative Headquarter of the State and pressed for early completion of the Miao to Vijoynagar road. He said that the State Govt will provide fund as gap funding for re-alligment/strengthening and improvement of the road. However, he categorically said to judiciously utilize the fund for the purpose and not to make any deviation of the fund.
It was informed that construction of 157.56 km Miao to Vijoynagar road was delayed due to re-alignment and diversion of the road to avoid the Wildlife sanctuary. It passes through swampy/marshy land thereby incurring huge additional expenses. However, by putting in the latest technology of road construction (GSB), now the road is constructed successfully along the swampy/marshy land. It was also informed that the road is being divided into package of five parts and around 57% of the total length of the road has been completed so far.
In the meeting, Secretary RWD, Kapa Kholie, Chief Engineer (E/Z), Kago Tabiyo, CE PMGSY, D Nyodu, SE T Tamin, and EE, N Rike were also present.
Palin 13 Mar’ 2020. All the staff of the DC Office, Kra Daadi District, Family, Friends and well wishers deeply mourned the sudden demise of Lt Tai Taru, PI (Political Interpreter) under the establishment of Deputy Commissioner, Kra Daadi District on 12/03/2020. Lt. Taru was borned on 10/05/1965 at Yangte under Kra Daadi District. He started his service life as PI (Political Interpreter) on 14/12/2000 and was posted at Circle Office, Yangte. He was a very hardworking and disciplined person, his honesty, simplicity and good virtues will be remembered and the untimely demise of such good human being is a huge loss for the employee’s fraternity and the general public in common. He is survived by 2(Two) Wives and 4(four) children.
The Deputy Commissioner along with his Officers and Officials conveyed heartfelt condolences to bereaved family members and prayed almighty for eternal peace of the departed soul and to grant enough strength to the bereaved members to bear the irreparable loss. DC’s Office, Kra Daadi observed 2(two) minutes of condolence in memory of the departed soul.
(Rido Tarak), EAC
for Deputy Commissioner
Kra Daadi District, Jamin
Seppa, March 13: A long cherished dream of people of the district has finally been fulfilled today with the widening and formal opening of RCC Bridge over Macha Nallah connecting Seppa with rest of the world. With its opening, the problem associated with traffic congestion is anticipated to be minimized at greater extent.
Meant for development only, the bridge project was made successful due to noble initiative taken by the local MLA Tapuk Taku.
Formally inaugurating the bridge, MLA Taku, dedicating the bridge to the people of the district, has expressed wholehearted gratitude to the State Govt. under HCM Pema Khandu for supporting him in fulfilling the project.
The bridge was constructed by the Public Works Department, Seppa Division.
East Kameng DC Gaurav Singh Rajawat, DFO Navneet Srivastav, EE PWD Nich Tadar, HoOs and host of of govt. officials and public leaders were also present in the function.
District Health Society, Papum Pare conducted Multi Specialty Health Camp at Ompuli, under Papum Pare district where a total of 225 people were benefitted on 13th Mrach’2020.
The mega health camp was inaugurated by Honourable MLA of 15-Sagalee –cum- former Chief Minister, Shri Nabam Tuki. While addressing on the occasion he thanked District Health Society for conducting Mega Health Camp at Ompuli which his native village too and appealed all villagers to take full benefit of health camp.
DMO Dr (Mrs) Subu Tasso Kampu gave wide awareness on COVID -19 while giving special emphasis on preventive measures like hand washing and personal hygiene. She demonstrated 6(six) steps of hand washing technique and made all the participants learn them at the spot. She also spoke on various central and state government schemes like – Dulari Kanya, Chief Minister Arogya Arunachal Yojana, Full Incentivization, Family Planning,etc.
Medical team of Specialists comprising Medicine specialist Dr K Mossang, Eye specialist Dr. Ponung Perme, Dental Surgeon Dr. Binta Haider, RBSK Team Dr. M. Engling took participated in the camp.
Apart from health checkups IEC materials were also displayed regarding prevention and control of malaria,dengue,etc and free distribution of materials like liquid hand wash,tooth brush,dettol soap,ORS were made available to all.
Dr. T. Nyodu,MO I/C CHC Sagalee and Dr Tai Machung,MOIC HWC Toru with their staff along with health staff from headquarter were also present during the health camp.