The website, manipurcovidstories.org, will also be instrumental to track volunteering activities in the State.
The website was launched at a function held at Chief Minister’s Secretariat, Imphal.
The web portal features crowd-sourced stories collected from people who have been COVID-19 positive and recovered, volunteers who have worked at quarantine centres, selfless work carried out by individuals, NGOs, civil society organizations and medical professionals, among others.
The stories are segregated in the form of texts, photo features and videos.
Speaking through a video message, Biren Singh said the platform will act as a ‘source of positivity’ and showcase such stories that will reflect the perseverance and determination of the people of Manipur in fighting the global pandemic in the tiny State.
The chief minister also appealed to the people of Manipur to share their inspiring stories pertaining to the fight against COVID-19 pandemic through this website.
He appreciated the efforts of all those who have involved in the fight against the deadly virus due to which so far there has not been any case of fatality due to coronavirus.
Minister for IPR Th Biswajit Singh, Minister for CAF&PD Karam Shyam, minister for PHED Losii Dikho, minister for Forest and Environment Awangbow Newmai, chief secretary Dr J Suresh Babu, DGP L M Khaute, principal secretary (Health) V Vumlunmang, director (RIMS & JNIMS) and others were present at the launch function.
The website is managed by the Department of Health and Family Welfare, Government of Manipur and conceptualised and designed by Fluorescence Communications.