Tibetan Settlement Office Lugsam executes necessary measures to check the COVID-19 pandemic

As per the directive from the Department of Home, CTA the Tibetan Settlement Office of Lugsam has been taking all the necessary precautionary measures to ensure the safety of the settlement people.

Sanitization of the Lugsam settlement in full swing

An emergency relief fund of 5000 each and Migsel stipend were distributed to the distressed families undergoing economic challenges and the destitute within the settlement respectively. The settlement officer along with the settlement leaders and representative from monasteries made a collective effort to notify the people about the need to strictly adhere to the proper guidelines of quarantine rule set by the state government. Proper sanitization drive was carried out throughout the settlement.

Migsel Stipend distributed to the destitute elders

Vehicle facilities and travel permits were made possible for a total of 22 students returning to Dharamsala by the settlement officer as guided by the Department of Education.

The students leaving for Dharamsala post the lock-down relaxation

Around 631 elderly members above 65 years of age and another 368 patients with health problems were provided Sorig immune boosters as per the directive from Health Department. Moreover, food security of dry ration worth INR 11,000 was distributed to a total of 3 individuals who haven’t availed other relief assistance made possible by the Central Tibetan Administration.

Face Mask distributed to the settlement people

Since May 2020, a total of 226 people have reached the settlement after the relaxation of the lock-down out of which 126 have been examined for COVID-19 symptoms.