KOKRAJHAR, April 10 - State Health and Family Welfare Minister Dr Himanta Biswa Sarma on Thursday visited Chirang district to take stock of the preparedness of district administration for COVID-19.
During his visit to the district, he was accompanied by Chandan Brahma, Minister, Welfare of Plains Tribe and Backward Classes and Tourism, Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare Pijush Hazarika, Rajya Sabha MP Biswajit Daimary and Anurag Goel, Commissioner and Secretary to the Government of Assam.
He held meeting with the Deputy Commissioner, Superintendent of Police and the officials of the district Health department to take overall preparedness report and to review the initiatives so far being done by the district administration for treatment of the coronavirus patients.
Earlier, the minister visited quarantine centres located at Srirampur Forest Guest House, Telipara Adivasi Swahid Bhawan and Daoliguri Orphanage home and Fakiragram College in Kokrajhar district to understand the health conditions and other problems of those people who were presently under home quarantine there.
State Cabinet Minister Pramila Rani Brahma, Kokrajhar Deputy Commissioner PP Majumdar and other top civil and police officials of Kokrajhar also accompanied him during his visit in Kokrajhar.
Among others, BTC Deputy Chief Kampa Borgayari, Principal Secretary Robinson Muchahary, IGP Anurag Agarwal, Gautam Talukdar, Deputy Commissioner, Chirang and Sudhakar Singh, Superintendent of Police, Chirang were also present in programme.