By Our Staff Reporter
IMPHAL, Sep 13: Owner of The Sangai Express Nishikant Singh Sapam today donated a PA system to the People’s Task Force (PTF) for COVID-19.
The PA system was handed over to the PTF convenor BK Moirangcha at a simple function held in the conference hall of The Sangai Express.
In return, the PTF presented face masks and hand sanitisers to the staff of the daily paper.
While expressing keen desire to publish written message and information about COVID-19 pandemic and how to tackle it successfully in newspapers, Nishikant underscored the urgent need for creating mass awareness on the pandemic through cooperation and collective efforts.
According to a press release issued by the PTF publicity and propaganda in-charge M Angamba Meitei, awareness campaigns were held at different places too under a joint initiative of the task force and the Indian Red Cross Society, Manipur State Branch.
One such awareness programme was held at Kakching Wairi Ward Number 3 in association with the Sena Youth Trust.
Kakching Municipal Council Councillor N Memi, IRCS Manipur State Branch chairman Dr Y Mohen and PTF co-convenor M Angamba attended the awareness campaign as presidium members and resource persons.
A similar awareness campaign was also held at Sagolband Kangabam Leikai with Deputy Director (Health) Dr L Somendro, IRCS Manipur State branch secretary Dr RK Nimai, PTF co-convenor Thiyam Saratchandra and Kangabam Leikai Apunba Meira Paibi president Laishram Mema as presidium members/resource persons.
Likewise another awareness campaign on COVID-19 was held at Sagolband Thangjam Leikai in association with the Sagolband Shemgat Shagatpa Apunba Naharol Lup.
Sagolband Shemgat Shagatpa Apunba Naharol Lup president Chandichoron, Meira Paibi member Th Sana, PTF convenor BK Moirangcha, Deputy Director (Health) RK Roji and AHPI secretary Dr James Thangjam attended the programme as presidium members and resource persons.
IRCS Manipur State Branch Social Emergency Response Volunteer Dr Bankim Thokchom, IMA Manipur Chapter president Dr Shyamkumar Laishram and PTF co-convenor N Bimol were the resource persons/presidium members of another awareness programme held today at Kakwa Laiphrakpam Leikai in association with the Social Young Club.