Mein takes stock of Covid-19 preparations in West Arunachal

ITANAGAR, May 5: Deputy Chief Minister Chowna Mein led a six-member high level team to Western Arunachal along the Arunachal-Assam border to take stock of the situation and preparations on the Covid-19 pandemic.
The team visited Seijosa at Pakke Kesang district and reviewed the overall situation with the district administration and health department officials.
They had threadbare discussions on the latest situation and the steps taken to deal with the situation that arises due to Covid-19.
“The coronavirus is not going to go away so we must learn to live with it. The danger of the virus is far from over and constant vigilance is of paramount importance,” Mein said, adding: “On the health front, we are making all arrangements to be able to fight the Covid-19.”
He appreciated and lauded the efforts of doctors, nurses, police, district administration officials, paramedics and cleanliness workers for working with a sense of dedication at the hour of crisis.
He called to properly follow the SOPs, new state and centre Covid guidelines, strict maintenance of social distancing, wearing mask and avoid spitting in public places.
ADC Seijosa TR Tapu briefed the high level team on the implementation status of various welfare schemes declared by the state and the Centre in view of the Covid-19 situation.
Secretary Disaster Management Dani Salu spoke on proper utilization of the SDRF in the fight against Covid-19.
The team also inspected the interstate check gate bordering Assam and designated quarantine centres in Seijosa.
Other members in the high level team included Health Minister Alo Libang, Lok Sabha MP Tapir Gao, Namsai MLA Chau Zingnu Namchoom, state BJP president (MLA Pakke Kesang) Biyuram Wahge and Secretary DM Dani Salu.
Due to inclement weather condition the team could not reach Bhalukpong today. (DCM’s PR Cell)