Arunachal Pradesh health minister Alo Libang with other officials in Roing on Thursday
Arunachal Pradesh health minister Alo Libang with other officials in Roing on Thursday. Image: Northeast Now

Arunachal Pradesh health minister Alo Libang visited the Lower Dibang District Hospital in Roing, and inspected the COVID-19 isolation ward and dedicated covid healthcare centre.

Chief Secretary Naresh Kumar, secretary (health) P Parthiban, Lower Dibang Valley deputy commissioner Mitali Namchoom and SP S K Sain accompanied the minister during his visit.

The minister along with the team also inspected the designated TrueNat machine installation room and the land of the district hospital for prospects of future up-gradation.

District Medical Officer Dr Radesh Tatan apprised the visiting team on the status of the availability of personal protective equipment, viral transport medium kits and other tools in the hospital.

Meanwhile, Arunachal Pradesh East MP Tapir Gao announced an aid of Rs 1 lakh from his MPLAD fund to the Lower Dibang Valley district administration for its fight against COVID-19.

The announcement from Gao came during a meeting held at the circuit house in Roing.

The MP had on Wednesday announced that he would donate his MPLAD funds for procuring masks, sanitizers and other items for the people of all the districts under the eastern parliamentary constituency.

DAMIEN LEPCHA

Damien Lepcha is Northeast Now Correspondent in Arunachal Pradesh. He can be reached at: lepcharaul@gmail.com