Itanagar: The Arunachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly (APLA) has reactivated the Covid Control Room on Monday to redress the issues of stranded workers and students of their respective Assembly constituencies amid rising cases of Coronavirus.
The decision to reactivate the control room was taken during the video conference held on April 19 last under the chairmanship of Lok Sabha (LS) Speaker Om Birla. He had suggested all the presiding officers to set up a control room in their respective Assembly Secretariats.
Overseeing the control room, Assembly Speaker PD Sona extended his gratitude and thankfulness to all the volunteers for their readiness to assist the Assembly.
Stating that APLA Covid Control did a remarkable job during the nationwide lockdown last year, the Speaker exuded hope that this year too the volunteers will dedicatedly work to help out the needy people.
Surge in the coronavirus cases across the country is very serious, the Speaker said, adding that APLA Covid Control Room will assist the State Covid Control Room in its fight against the virus.
Asking the volunteers to be ready for any kind of situation as it will be a testing time for them too, Sona suggested that they should be patient while dealing with people in distress.
“Don’t get frustrated while dealing with people. Your patience will help you help others,” the Speaker said.
Since APLA control will be sharing the burden of the state Covid Control Room, I suggest the volunteers to be in constant touch with the State Control Room for help and assistance, he further said.
“Try to provide as much assistance as possible to the needy, and if it is undoable from your end request the State control room for help,” the Speaker suggested.
Hoping that the volunteers would dedicate themselves for the cause, Sona assured to extend all possible help from the Assembly as and when it is required.
Contact numbers of Covid Control Room: 0360-2214216, 0360-2214238, +919485236624.