Dimapur deputy commissioner Rajesh Soundararajan launched distribution of relief package of essential commodities to daily wage earners and labourers affected by the lockdown in the district at the auditorium of Holy Cross School on Tuesday. 

According to officials, a total of 7,000 households have been listed as beneficiaries from all over the district.  

The relief package includes rice, dal, kholar, mustard oil, sugar, salt, tea, bathing soap, washing soap, masala packet, onion, garlic and chilli powder. 

Volunteers from Dimapur Ao Baptist Arogo, Muslim Council Dimapur and Red Cross assisted in packaging and distribution of the relief items. 

Meanwhile, the Mon District Task Force for Covid-19 under the chairmanship of deputy commissioner Thavaseelan K launched a free video consultation facility for patients via an application called “DocOn” yesterday, an official release said.  

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The District Task Force initiated this service to enable the public gain access to health care from the safety of one’s own home. 

At present, the nine doctors from Mon District Hospital are available for consultation on DocOn App with more to follow shortly. 

DocOn allows patients to book video consultation appointment with doctors enabling patients to consult with the doctors remotely from anywhere making it completely safe and convenient. 

The DocOn Patient App provides book video consultation appointment, lifetime access to digital prescription (e-prescription), maintain medical history and share reports with doctors, get reminders about upcoming appointment and post consultation chat with doctors. 

The App is available on App Store for iOS and Google Play Store for Andriod. 

Bhadra Gogoi

Bhadra Gogoi is Northeast Now Correspondent in Nagaland. He can be reached at: bhadragogoi@yahoo.com