The Police Department of Mangan, North Sikkim initiates a cleanliness drive

Mangan, Jan 13 (IPR): Keeping in mind the instructions given by the Chief Minister, Shri Prem Singh Tamang (Golay), the Police Department of Mangan, North Sikkim initiated a cleanliness drive throughout the district. SP (North), Smt. Ongmu Bhutia supervised the drive and stated that the objective was to not only generate awareness on cleanliness but to involve and engage the entire force along with the public in the cleaning activity.
Municipal Executive Officer (Mangan), Court Inspector (CI- North), SHOs of all district Police Stations, Safai Karmachari and the public of Mangan participated in the drive. The cleanliness drive began at 9:30 am synchronously all over the district including Phodong, Chungthang, Lachen, Lachung and six OPs of concerned Police Stations.

The dry run for COVID–19 vaccine was held at Urban PHC, Gangtok

Gangtok, January 2: The dry run for COVID-19 Vaccine was held at Urban PHC, Gangtok today.
The following Officers were present for monitoring and supervision of the dry run:
1. Director RCH cum State Immunization Officer
2. ADHS, Urban PHC
3. ADHS, Immunization
4. SDM, East
5. MO, RBSK
6. HEO
7. CHO, PHNO, LHV
8. UNDP Team.
Several media houses were present to witness the dry run being conducted.
A total of 25 beneficiaries were identified for the dry run (mock drill) and vaccinated as per the given SOP and was reported in the CO-WIN app. A three-room (waiting area, vaccination room and observation room) was set up for the dry run at UPHC, Gangtok according to operational guidelines.
The following process was followed:
1. Registration on the CO-WIN app using a valid photo ID.
2. Beneficiary received SMS messages on their registered mobile number. Once identified beneficiaries were allocated to the session after the creation of the session site.
3. Vaccination officer 1 checked registered beneficiaries as per the hard copy along with photo Id verification.
4. Vaccination officer 2 authenticated/verified documents on the CO-WIN app.
5. Vaccinator officer 3 vaccinated the verified beneficiary.
6. After vaccination, the beneficiary waited at the observation room for 30 minutes to check for any Adverse Event Following Immunization.
7. Vaccination officer 4 & 5 ensured that beneficiaries waited for 30 minutes at the observation room where COVID-19 related IEC was imparted. Also, minor AEFI cases were managed and serious cases were referred to AEFI Management Centre located at UPHC itself.
8. Vaccination officer 3 & 4 informed about the AEFI cases to vaccination officer 2 for reporting in the CO-WIN app. Accordingly, Vaccination officer 2 reported the AEFI case in the CO-WIN app.
9. Different possible scenarios regarding vaccination were also simulated during the dry run.
Lastly, Dr. Phumzay Denzongpa, Director RCH cum State Immunization Officer briefed the media about the ongoing dry run for COVID-19 vaccination.

Skill Development Training Program in Sikkim

The second phase of the Skill Development Training Program in Sikkim commenced today at ITI Namchi, South Sikkim. In the inaugural program, out of 30 participants, 27 of them attended the Program. The Program is organised by ITI Namchi in a befitting manner wherein Shri Shankar Bhaumik, GM, NHIDCL and Shri M.N. Bhutia, Principal ITI Namchi along with other NHIDCL Engineers and faculty of ITI had graced the occasion.
In the inaugural speech Principal, ITI Namchi discussed the necessity of the training and requested the trainees to be particular in the training for the self – sufficiency and to gain a maximum scope of the training. He also conveyed his thanks to Hon’ble Chief Minister Shri Prem Singh Tamang, The Secretary and The Director of Skill Development for extending the Training Program in ITI Namchi.
Shri R.K Mishra, Officer-in-charge Training, CIDC elaborately pointed out the objectives of the Training Program.
Further, Shri Shankar Bhaumik, GM, NHIDCL in his speech categorically delivered the objectives and guidelines of the Skill Development Training Program. He expressed his gratitude towards MORTH, Govt. Of India and MD, NHIDCL for extending the second phase of the Skill Development Training Program in Sikkim. He also conveyed his gratitude to Secretary Skill Development, DC South, ED, NHIDCL and SDM(HQ) for providing necessary guidance and support for the aforesaid Program. At the conclusion, he congratulated the participants who have been selected for the training and also congratulated ITI, Namchi for their logistic support and cooperation.