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State govt constitute local level task force to fight Covid-19 pandemic

by Rinku Khumukcham
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Imphal, May 20:

Realizing the importance of local level volunteers to the fight against the Covid 19 pandemic , the government of Manipur has constituted various local level volunteers from representative of various Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) and Non Government Organisations (NGOs) to fight the Covid 19 pandemic.
According to a government order , Village/Ward/Gram Sabha (whichever applicable) Level Task Force will be constituted with 6-10 members. Villages in the remote areas with less than 150 houses should be clubbed together to form a Joint Task Force of about 200 households. The selection of the members and constitution of the Task Force will be notified by the Deputy Commissioner concerned after due consultation with the MLA of the constituency, reputed CSO/NGO active in the area and the local club(s).
The order said that the task Force would be provided with PPE kit, sanitizers, masks etc. by the Health Department through the Deputy Commissioner/Chief Medical Officers by the government. It said that Each Task Force will be provided mobility support at the rate of Rupees 1000/- per day.
Claims for the above amount are to be made through the Deputy Commissioner which will be sanctioned by the Relief and Disaster Management Department.
The task force should ensure that Covid Appropriate Behaviour is followed by everyone, including whenever shops or vegetable vendors are allowed to open. They should also ensure that persons in Home Isolation or Quarantine or in Micro Containment area do not come out of their houses.
The task force shuld also Assist the government medical team in contact tracing and monitoring the health of those in Home Isolation.
Carrying out of IEC activities on various Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and protocols adopted by the government and persuade the locals to adopt and abide by it among other.

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