GOVERNMENT OF MIZORAM DISASTER MANAGEMENT & REHABILITATION DEPARTMENT
Aizawl, the 8th of May, 2O2O
In order to facilitate the smooth return of persons currently stranded outside Mizoram, a Standard Operating Procedure for Returnrn of Permanent Residents of Mizoram Stranded Outside the State due to COVID-19 Lockdown, as appended herewith, is hereby circulated for information and guidance of all concerned.
Sd/- LALBIAKSANGI Secretary to the Government of Mizoram Disaster Management & Rehabilitation Department
Kamalanagar, 04 May, 2020: Pu S. Kaptluanga, SDO(C), Chawngte in a meeting attended by representatives of CADC, Health Department, Police Department, Intelligence Department, local NGO leaders and VLTFs of Kamalanagar town area and Chawngte area called for implementation of the Mizoram (Containment and Prevention of Covid-19) Ordinance, 2020. The meeting also discussed restriction/prohibition to be observed during the 3rd stage lockdown announced by the government.
No. D.33011/21/2019-HFW(nCOV)/Pt, the 17th March 2020.
In the interest of public health and safety and in excercise of the powers conferred under Section 2, 3 & 4 of the Epidemic Diseases Act, 1897 (Central Act 3 of 1897), the Government of Mizoram is pleased to issue the following temporary regulations for prevention and containment of COVID-19 (Corona Virus Disease-2019).
Kamalanagar, 30 April, 2020: The Members of Chakma Autonomous District Council in a meeting held today in the CADC Conference Hall, Kamalanagar decided to set aside Rs.20/- lakhs out of MDC LAD Fund to address problems arising due to Covid-19. The meeting was chaired by Dg. Rasik Mohan Chakma, CEM, CADC.
Kamalanagar, 29 April, 2020: It has been communicated that people from Mizoram stranded in the state of Assam, Meghalaya, Tripura and Manipur will be brought back home and transport facility will be arranged by the state government. People can also opt to use private vehicle on their own for the journey.
On enquiry with the official of Home Department, Mizoram it has been told that all willing persons shall have to report with the Deputy Resident Commissioner (DRC) of the nearest Mizoram House and express preference for mode of transportation (government transport/personal vehicle). Those intending to use private vehicle will have to obtain permission from the concerned DRC. The contact numbers of the Mizoram Houses at various locations in the northeast are as given below:
No.A.14011/1/2019/I&PR(CADC) CHAKMA AUTONOMOUS DISTRICT COUNCIL INFORMATION & PUBLIC RELATIONS DEPARTMENT Dated Kamalanagar, the 25th April 2020
Whereas, the government of Mizoram has decided to bring back people of Mizoram stranded in different north-eastern states of India due to Covid-19 and to facilitate in this endeavour Chakma Autonomous District Council has undertook the exercise to list such Chakma people from Mizoram willing to return home.
In the exercise so undertaken 281 people have reported being stranded and willing to return home and the list was subsequently submitted to government of Mizoram for further necessary action.
The government of Mizoram in a reply letter requested that all such people (stranded in different states outside Mizoram) report in the portal – tangkhang.mizoram.gov.in – launched by it.
Kamalanagar, 15 April, 2020: The Executive Committee, Chakma Autonomous District Council in its meeting held today in the morning decided to facilitate the return of Chakma people stranded in different northeastern states due to lockdown imposed throughout the country to fight Covid-19. This has come following the decision of the state government to bring back people stuck in the northeastern states.
All such people willing to return home can submit their details by accessing the link https://forms.gle/gW48BtUDWUVo7fB68 . The list of such people will be forwarded to the Mizoram government for further necessary action. The Mizoram House Liaison Officers of respective states can also be contacted to register names of persons intending to come back home as and when the state government issues order in this regards.
All persons willing to avail this initiative of the government shall have to abide by the guidelines to be issued by the government of Mizoram in due course of time. The returnees may be put under quarantine at Aizawl at designated centers before they are allowed to proceed to their respective home.
Kamalanagar, 7th March, 2020: Today an awareness programme on the threat posed due to outbreak of Coronavirus in many parts of the country was held at CADC Conference Hall, Kamalanagar. The programme was organised by the Sub-Divisional Officer (Civil), Chawngte Pu S. Kaptluanga.
Dr. Rinisha Chakma, Medical Officer, Chawngte CHC as a resource person conducted the programme through a power point presentation.
She spoke about the origin of the virus, how it is highly contagious, its effect around the world and how it has become a public health emergency around the world. She educated about the measure of personal hygiene to be adopted to avoid being contracted, on the importance of hand washing, practicing coughing etiquettes and on how a mask is to be used and its effectiveness.
While stating that with no particular treatment regime available till date she said the need to adopt preventive practices is the most desired option and urged all the participants to educate as many people as possible on how to maintain personal hygiene to avoid contracting the virus.
The programme was attended by heads of institutions, officers, teachers, village council leaders, NGO leaders of Kamalanagar and Chawngte area.