Rangpo, March 30: Chief Minister Shri Prem Singh Tamang (Golay) made a surprise visit to Rangpo today to take stock of preparedness and assess the situation on the ground.
The Chief Minister, while lauding the efforts of the Medical team and the police personnel manning the border check post, called for a heightened vigil to ensure that there is absolutely no thoroughfare to and from the border. He also issued clear instructions not to allow any movement of labourers or wage earners and said that the Government will ensure that necessary arrangements are made for them in the State during the period of lockdown.
He appreciated the hard work, dedication and the seriousness with which the frontline workers have served during this adverse situation and assured full cooperation and help from the government.
The Chief Minister also assured the medical team and the doctors that the government is fully prepared and stock of Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) and other logistics are in abundance and they should not worry about anything.
The Chief Minister also visited the quarantine centre at New Tourist Lodge Rangpo and took detailed stock of the arrangements made. He expressed his satisfaction and advised the doctors and medical staff to ensure that all the required protocol is followed.
The Chief Minister also instructed SP East and SDM Rangpo to ensure that not a single person crosses the border check post, except for emergency vehicles and vehicles carrying medicines and essential commodities.