An IAF chopper carries out aerial salute to Covid-19 frontline workers in Dimapur on Sunday.

Nagaland is perhaps the first state in the country to have received Covid-19 consignments through airlift by Indian Air Force planes in support of the state Government.

The third and final consignment for setting up the two BSL labs by C-130 Super Hercules from Mumbai is expected to arrive here on Monday.

Once this consignment reaches the state, one of the two BSL labs in the state may be made operational soon.

The officials of different line departments are collectively working with the state government to enhance disaster mitigation measures in the state.

The IAF played an instrumental role and unflinchingly supported the state government in getting the basic emergency requirements by nine special air relief missions, comprising latest C17 Globemaster, C130, IL 76 MD and Dornier-228, in short notice.

An IAF helicopter on Sunday conducted fly-past and showered flower petals over Covid-19 hospitals here in respect of and to show solidarity with medical professionals and other frontline workers engaged in the fight against the corona virus.

 Church message: Church leaders  of Dimapur, under the initiative of deputy commissioner Anoop Kinchi, has been spreading the message of love and peace in various locations in the district for the third consecutive Sunday through public announcement system. The group has covered almost whole of Dimapur town during the two previous Sundays.

This Sunday, the church leaders visited the police stations, hospitals and jails to pray, encourage and thank the frontline workers.

The announcement in the town which started on April 4 to sensitise and disseminate important information on Covid-19 to the public of Dimapur is continuing till date.


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