Churachandpur: Even as the livelihood of many families has been hit hard by the Covid-19 pandemic, the Government has not abandoned its people during these difficult times. This was stated by Mannuamching, Deputy Commissioner, Pherzawl in her speech during the 75th Independence Day celebration at Pherzawl District headquarters Sunday.
The DC thanked medical staff and all concerned VAs and task forces within the district for their efforts to contain the spread of Covid-19 within their respective village.
She said that free rice is given to all ration cardholders at the rate of Rs. 5 per kg which is to continue till November this year. MGNREGA has been continued and many farmers have benefited from the PM-KISAN scheme.
Assistance for treatment has been provided through CMHT and PMJAY card, she said. PSA plant at Parbung CHC is to be installed soon.
Reiterating that free Covid-19 vaccination is provided to all eligible citizens by the Government, Mannuamching urged all to come forward and take the vaccine on their turn without any apprehension or hesitancy. She added that vaccination is the only means to get people protected from the Covid-19 virus.
“Let’s protect our forests and maintain cleanliness and hygienic environment in our villages, and protect Govt buildings and other public properties” she urged the people. She then urged the people to keep the peace of the Nation by living in harmony with neighbours and strive to be self-reliant.
She also highlighted various developmental works taken up in the district such as — blacktopping of NH-102, NH-150 Tipaimukh road, rural roads development under PMGSY, NABARD’s project of Sipuikon-Tipaimukh road, improvement of Zolienso bailey bridge and important buildings at District headquarters.
Over 90 officials and staff of Pherzawl District administration were presented an Appreciation Certificate in recognition of their extraordinary services and exemplary dedication to their respective duty on the occasion.
Officials and staff of various departments took part in the programme.