A statement from the Manipur Chief Minister’s Secretariat said that the state government has taken several measures through Manipur Bhawan, New Delhi, to assist the “population from Manipur” residing in Delhi and NCR.
It said that an oxygen cylinder bank with 10 cylinders has been opened at the Bhawan. It will provide oxygen to needy patients through student organisations against medical prescription or report. The Delhi government has made arrangements for filling of the cylinders and the Bhawan authority will assist the “State natives” whenever required, the statement also said. “Today, some cylinders were issued through student organisations like KSO, Zillai, Tangkhul Students’ Union, NSUD, ZSUD, etc.,” it added.
The statement also said that Manipur Bhawan has also provided 200 oxymetres, N95 masks and sanitizers to student bodies for community use. Tele consultation facility has been provided through the Medical Officer of Manipur Bhawan. “Moreover, COVID helpline numbers of Manipur and RIMS mental health helpline number have been shared to facilitate consultation in the vernacular language,” it added.
To facilitate home based RT-PCR tests, Manipur Bhawan has tied up with a private diagnostic laboratory which has also agreed to provide discounts to all the Manipur residents of Delhi. Manipur Bhawan is in constant contact with the community through student organisations for any assistance, it added.