Gyati Takka General Hospital to be utilised for Covid-19 management

ZIRO, Apr 22: The Gyati Takka General Hospital here in Lower Subansiri district will be used for full-fledged Covid-19 management, said DMO Dr Tage Kanno on Wednesday.
He informed this when Agriculture, Horticulture, Fisheries and Dairy Development Minister Tage Taki and Education Minister Taba Tedir came to take stock of the status of welfare programs rolled out by the government for those people whose livelihood has been affected by the Covid-19 pandemic.
Regular OPDs will be held at the district TB centre and immunization and family welfare programs will be held at CHC, Old Ziro, the DMO added.
Reviewing the district’s preparedness against Covid-19, the ministers unanimously opined on “fortifying Potin check gate.”
“This gate can be converted into a zonal gate for Kra Daadi, Kurung Kumey, Kamle, Lower Subansiri and Upper Subansiri districts. Preventing any leakages from this gate can go a long way in averting Covid-19 entry into these districts,” Taki said.
Lauding the police personnel, medical staffers and administration for manning the Potin check gate efficiently, Tedir appealed for providing assistance and facilities to these frontline fighters.
Earlier, DFCSO Nabum Tagum informed the ministers that 768.35 quintals of rice have been provided to 15367 beneficiaries under the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana to beneficiaries under Priority Households and 250.95 quintals have been provided to 5019 beneficiaries under the Antyodaya Anna Yojana.
He further informed that one-time assistance of Rs 1000 each has been transferred to 6826 families amounting to Rs 68, 26, 000 to below poverty line families.
Also, 940 beneficiaries have been provided with free gas refill under the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana.
Out of the 1677 identified daily wage earners in Ziro-I, 1159 have been provided ration and other relief materials so far, DLEO Nyilang Pugang informed.
Another 1251 labourers have been identified from Ziro,-II to be provided with relief.
Under the Pradhan Mantri Kissan Samman Yojana, 2000 farmers have been provided with assistance out of the targeted 5070 farmers, so far.
Under the Integrated Child Development Services, one-time assistance of Rs 500 has been provided to 239 senior citizens, 317 widows and 57 disabled people so far.
“We are in the continuous process of transferring the amount to all the beneficiaries after validating the account numbers,” informed ICDS Deputy Director C Thangjang.
Deputy Commissioner Chukhu Takar, SP Harsh Indora, all administrative officers, nodal officers and supervisors of Covid-19 attended the meeting. (DIPRO)