DC clarified the allegations of CCC Lekhi
Itanagar, May 12: Taking cognizance of complaints that were doing rounds in social media regarding services and high rate at CCC Lekhi, the Deputy Commissioner Itanagar Capital Complex Talo Potom visited CCC Lekhi today and took stock of the situation.
While briefing media persons, the DC clarified that the allegations regarding unavailability of hot water to the inmates is completely false as the complainant had himself taken the same electric kettle which was provided to him at CCC Lekhi to DCHC Midpu.
The DC assured that such basic facilities are available to every individual admitted there. The DC also informed that the particular person wanted to avail home isolation at his home which was not feasible so he was brought to CCC Lekhi. Later, he developed difficulties and was shifted to DCHC Midpu.
The person also blamed District Administration regarding the high rate of charges, to which DC informed that the charges have already been reduced to Rs 300 per day which is being utilized to pay the charges of sanitary staff as well as Other miscellaneous charges to run the centre. He further said that the District Administration is trying their best to keep the charges as low as possible for the convenience of the public.
Further, in the case of that particular person, all charges were waived off after discussion with DMO on humanitarian grounds as he falls in the category of Divyangjan.
The DC also informed that proper medical care has been provided to that person who has now been shifted to DCHC Midpu.
The DC has further requested the citizens of Itanagar Capital Complex to not to pay heed to such rumours. He said that the CCC Lekhi can accommodate upto 1200 patients and has urged those who doesn’t have Home isolation facilities like separate room and bathroom to come forward and avail the facility at Lekhi.
He further stressed that empathy is the need of the hour and we need to be sympathetic towards each other at such trying times instead of putting blame on the system.
This war against Corona has to be fought by all unitedly, he said.