The Nagaland State Level War Room on COVID-19 has been reactivated with the Chief Secretary and Chairperson of the State Executive Committee, Nagaland State Disaster Management Authority, (NSDMA) as the Chairman, and members from the key line departments.
An order from the Home Department said that the State Level War Room, reactivated in view of the arrival of the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic in the country with rapid surge in cases, will ensure unity of command and control in the fight against COVID-19 in the State.
It will further ensure sharing of all the relevant information on real time basis so that prompt and effective action gets taken by the concerned departments for preventing the spread of COVID-19, as well as for making interventions, whenever required for strengthening the health infrastructure and the clinical management of COVID-19 patients.
The State Level Control Room for COVID-19 will function at the Conference Hall of the NSDMA and the required logistical support for it will be made available by the NSDMA office.
Members include T John Longkumer, DGP; AS Bhatia, Principal Secretary, Health & Family Welfare, Abhijit Sinha, Home Commissioner, Rovilatuo Mor, Commissioner, Lhouchalie Viya, Secretary, NSDMA and Dr Kevichusa Medikhru, Principal Director, H&FW.
Meanwhile several officers have been attached to the State Level War Room to assist the core committee in carrying out its functions.