Roads & Bridges Minister tours Lachen and Lachung, takes stock of COVID-preparedness Mangan,

09 Apr [IPR]: Minister for Roads and Bridges, Samdup Lepcha, visited Lachen and Lachung today to take stock of the lockdown situation and distribution of relief materials and essential commodities. At Lachen, the Lachen Kyaser Dzumsa and Lachen Tourism Development Committee donated Rs 1,00,000 and Rs. 25,000 respectively towards the Chief Minister Relief Fund. Similarly, N/K Yadap Pradhan of Lachung Plolice Check Post also contributed Rs 5,000 towards Chief Minister Relief Fund. The amounts have been handed over to the Minister. Mr Lepcha stopped at various places such as Lachen PHC, Lachen Police Check Post, Lachung PHC and Lachung Police Check Post and distributed hand sanitizers and masks to the police personnel posted there. While interacting, the Minister extended his gratefulness for their selfless services during this pandemic of COVID-19. The Minister lauded the essential service delivered by the frontline workers in the area during lockdown period and further insisted that the SDM, Chungthang, SDPO, Chungthang, Pipons and Head Lama continue smooth law and order duly following social distancing. He also took stock of the medical supplies, capacity and preparedness at PHCs and handed out hand sanitizers and masks to the health workers there. During his visit, Minister also distributed essential commodities to needy one from his own resource.