TAMULPUR/BAKSA: A district-level task force meeting regarding Assam Community Surveillance Programme was held on Sunday in the conference hall of the Deputy Commissioner's office, Mushalpur in the district of Baksa.
The meeting of the district-level task force was chaired by Deputy Commissioner of Baksa, Ranjan Sarma. The meeting started with a speech of Deputy Commissioner Ranjan Sarma on the arrangement made by the district administration to fight against COVID-19 and steps taken for the relief of the poor people of the entire district. He said that more than 1,300 people of the district living outside the State filed application for seeking aid to come back. He also stated that the district administration extended helping hand to migrant labours from outside the district to go their respective places.
Seventy medical teams in the district had been constituted to cover 820 villages for checking and screening of people suffering from influenza and acute respiratory disorder. DC asked DIPRO for wide publicity and to create awareness amongst masses. He asked the Inspector of Schools and DEEO to engage teachers and DSW to engage Anganwadi workers to make people aware about the Community Surveillance Programme. The DC urged the Executive Engineer of PHE to check the water supply system of Kharuwajan Integrated Textile Park, whether the water was potable or not, as it would be a 350-bedded quarantine centre.
The DC also ordered the DTO to provide necessary vehicles to make the programme successful. He asked the Joint Director of Health Services to take necessary steps immediately for the last rituals of the deceased person of Doomni who committed suicide. He asked the District Agriculture Officer of Baksa to make assessment of the loss of vegetables and horticultural products in the district which would be verified by the respective Circle Officers. He said the Community Surveillance plan would be started from May 5.
SDO (C) of Tamulpur and SDO (C) Salbari spoke about their problems in the meeting. In the last part of the meeting, District Programme Manager of NHM, Baksa, presented a PP presentation regarding the details of the forthcoming Assam Community Surveillance Programme.