Goalpara District Initiatives

Goalpara District Administation Intiatives – CARE KITS

Steps Taken by District Administration of Goalpara in fight against COVID-19

Administrative set up

The District administration has ensured the convergence of the resources, manpower and efforts of all District Departments to consolidate the response to the fight against COVID-19 pandemic.

Special measures during 21 Day Lockdown

District Administration Goalpara has provided Home Delivery services; facility to sell Vegetables, Fruits and Milk on alternate days by small Van; arrangement to provide drinking water through Public Health Engineering Dept; and streamline the requirement of passes through online and whatsapp platforms.

Medical Measures

The district administration in coordination with the health department are conducting screening of passengers at the railway station and bus stops; identification of all individuals coming from outside the district through field level functionaries; over 85 isolation beds have been identified in the various govt and private healthcare facilities; Quarantine facilities are identified; and creation of database of persons with travel history or symptoms is being done.

Control Measures

Hand wash facility is being provided at essential services outlets; Clearly earmarked circles are being marked at grocery shops, ATMs, pharmacies, etc; Sanitization activities in town areas, offices, etc.; initiative of preparing masks locally and logistical support for distribution of the masks; and the ASRLMS and ASULMS network of SHGs have been tapped into for production of masks, footcover, headcover etc.

Awareness and Publicity

Meeting on maintaining social distancing had been held with the mosque and other religious institutions; used PA system of mosques (during azans) for social distancing; Regular miking is being done through mobile van and fixed loud speakers; Social media channels have been activated to report any violation of lockdown or home quarantine; Hoardings, banners, leaflets, etc. done by field level functionaries; and Goalpara control room has been made available 24*7 at the numbers 1077 and 03663-243043, 03663-240003, 9435737450.