Thoubal: The Relief Committee against Covid-19 Heirok Assembly Constituency under the Chairmanship of Thokchom Radheshyam, Minister Education, Labour and Employment, Government of Manipur, has begun disinfection and sanitization drive at the entire Heirok village from Sunday.
The drive began at Heirok Part – III Ngarouthel area where one couple were found Covid-19 positive on last Monday.
The area was under a containment zone as on date.
Launching the drive, Secretary of the Committee Laishram Megha said that the programme was being carried out under the supervision of Minister Radheshyam who is also the MLA of Heirok Assembly Constituency.
He said this was the second time the same disinfection and sanitization drive had been held non-stop in the whole Heirok Assembly Constituency in March earlier.
Laishram Megha also said that the Relief Committee had distributed essential items and face masks to all the residents of Heirok Ngarouthel area when the area was declared as a containment zone. The same distribution of relief materials was also held earlier, he added.
Laishram Megha further said that the Relief Committee would try its best level to combat the dreaded disease. The Committee would not leave no stone unturned for not to spread the Covid-19 epidemic further in the area with the consultation of District Administration Thoubal, he added.
The launching event witnessed the presence of Convenor of the Relief Committee T. Nungshi, Pradhan Heirok Part – III N.Tangba, OC/Heirok Police Station N. Premjit, and many other leaders.