The Nagaland government has directed government offices and schools to provide sanitiser solution in view of spread of coronavirus in the country.
In a circular, chief secretary Temjen Toy asked all government offices and schools, including private educational institutions, to provide hand sanitiser solution in all biometric device stations for hand sanitisation before and after use of the devices with immediate effect.
On Friday, the chief secretary held a video conference with deputy commissioners and commissioner of Nagaland in his office in Kohima to ensure that the state is prepared to tackle the spread of Covid-19.
He emphasised on the importance of precautionary measures through preventive action and the preparedness of the state in the event of detection of Covid-19.
Toy also directed departments to ensure personal protective equipment like N-95 masks and thermal scanner be made available to all units.
The school education department asked all the schools to sensitise the students and the teachers on precaution and preparedness.
Schools and colleges have been asked to display information, education and communication materials in their institutions on do’s and don’ts.