Haflong, May 22, 2020 : As a precaution to tackle the increasing number of cases of novel corona virus around the state of Assam, the Dima Hasao, Deputy Commissioner, Paul Barua informs that any report or information relating to COVID-19, home quarantine maybe intimated to the authority directly.
Urging people to directly contact the District Disaster Management Authority or the Medical Control Room at toll free “03673-1077”, code required if called by the non BSNL network users, DC said that officials are on duty round the clock to facilitate and deliver unhindered services to those who call the helpline numbers from within or outside the state or from within the district. Callers can also dial “03673-236324” to contact DDMA officials, “09957222555” to contact Dima Hasao Police control room and “8638320764” for Medical control room
Trained officials are on alert to attend and assist to various public queries including on the virus strain etc.
As per the DDMA data, DPO, Riki Phukan informed that since the beginning of the lockdown approximately 300 phone calls have been received from different quarters of the society.
These control room numbers have been receiving calls on subjects broadly categorised under medical needs, quarantine queries and information, calls from stranded people mostly students and labourers, transportation, logistics related to all services including the essentials services that had been exempted under the prohibitory orders during the nationwide lockdown.
It is also worth mention that the control room attended calls pertaining to other districts such as Goalpara, Dibrugarh, Cachar etc which were patiently attended and guided by the officials present in-order to reduce stress on the callers.