MANGALDAI: Darrang Deputy Commissioner Dilip Kumar Borah, with a view to encourage and inspire the doctors, para medicos, police personnel and the media persons, and to recognize their sincere service with utmost devotion and commitment in this hour of crisis, officially offered corona warrior badges to them during his first press meet convened at the conference hall of the DC's office on Wednesday.
In the meet, while maintaining social distancing, the Deputy Commissioner fixed the badges inscribed with the words 'Proud to be a Corona Warrior' on the chests of all the recognized media persons of the district. He also offered bottles of hand sanitizers to the media persons.
Addressing the press meet, Deputy Commissioner Bora made a hearty appeal to all the members of the media fraternity to become co-fighters in the war against the COVID-19 with positive and constructive suggestions. "With the cooperation of all sections of the society and the front line staff, we will be able to win over this unprecedented war against the invisible enemy. The district administration has taken up all arrangements for smooth management of the quarantine centres in view of the arrival of the persons from other States," said Deputy Commissioner Borah while addressing the press meet. He also made an appeal to the people of the district to donate additional folding beds or general beds to be used in the quarantine centres.
"We are planning to engage all the carpenters of the district in manufacturing the beds," he added. Additional Deputy Commissioners Kalpana Deka, Naba Jyoti Oja and Suranit Bora also attended the press meet.