Ensures Better Health Care for COVID Patients and Care for Children Who Lost their Parents

Port Blair, June 13: The South Andaman District Administration has done tremendous work in the fight against COVID-19 pandemic and various actions are being taken to strengthen the healthcare facilities in order to provide better care to the patients and also ensure the welfare of the children who have lost their parents due to COVID-19. 

With the strenuous efforts of the Chief Secretary, A&N Administration, Shri Jitendra Narain, 14 oxygen concentrators have been donated for the benefit of people of these islands by Andaman Chamber of Commerce & Industry (ACCI) as part of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). The same were received by Shri Suneel Anchipaka, Deputy Commissioner (SA), SDM (SA) and AC (U/T) on behalf of the Administration. The concentrators have been handed over to the medical authorities for proper utilisation in the treatment of COVID patients requiring oxygen support.

The District Child Protection Unit under the leadership of Shri Suneel Anchipaka, Chairman, DCPU/Deputy Commissioner (SA) in collaboration with Wakf Board distributed 14 rations kits to the needy children who have lost either or both of their parents due to COVID-19 or otherwise. Also in the initial stage, 19 needy children from all corners of South Andaman were given ration kits by the District Administration. The District Administration ensures all possible support to the needy children who are badly affected during the pandemic by losing the breadwinner of their family.

The DC (SA)/Chairman, DCPU has urged the Civil Society Organisations to come forward for the help of such children. Further DC (SA) has sought the cooperation of public in fighting the pandemic and reiterated that the Administration is committed to provide the best of services.