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Published on Mon, 16 Sep, 2019 Both

Imphal, 15th September, 2019(DIPR):- Health and Family Welfare Minister Shri L. Jayantakumar Singh has flagged a rally in connection with Ayushman Bharat Pakhwara today. Starting from western gate of Kangla the rally continued up to JNIMS, Poromopat where a function was organised in relation with the observation of Ayushman Bharat Pakhwara. The rally was also joined by Shri Ravindra Singh, IAS, CEO, State Health Agency, Manipur, Joint Director Health, Shri Rang Peter, Director, Health & Family Welfare, Manipur Dr. K. Rajo Singh, Additional Director Health, Dr. Shyamsunder Singh, Y. Rajiv Singh, State Programe Manager, National Health Mission, Manipur. Officials and staff from health and NHM, Manipur, Doctors, Nurses, medical and nursing students etc. also joined the rally.

Before flagging off the rally Minister Jayantakumar expressed to the media persons that the rally was being organized as a mark to celebrate the completion of one year of Ayushman Bharat which was initiated by Shri Narendra Modi, Hon’ble Prime Minister of India. Minister also maintained that such rally will help to highlight the health schemes introduced by the government.

Speaking at main the function held at JNIMS hall as Chief Guest, Shri Jayantakumar Singh said that the direction of health service and its system has been changed towards a new course. Health service is now, no longer limited to the treatment or medication of a sick person. The new concept of health service includes wellness of the people. It aims to let the people live healthily and happily. Many welfare schemes of the people have been covered under the new health policy of the government, minister added.

Shri Jayantakumar said that the government has introduced many health schemes with the objective to maintain hygine of the people covering right from childhood to adult. District Early Intervention Centre, DEICs and Geriatric Centre have been opened at many hospitals including sub-divisional hospitals with the aim to provide health care and preventive care service to the newly born children and aged adults. People also need to have awareness about the beneficial health schemes of the government, he added. He also appealed the medical professionals to maintain professional ethics so to build understandings with the public.

The Ayushman Bharat Pakhwara at JNIMS Hall was also attended by Shri Ravindra Singh, IAS, CEO, State Health Agency, Manipur as president. Joint Secretary, Health, Shri Rang Peter, Director Health, Dr. K. Rajo Singh, Director, JNIMS, Dr. TH. Bhimo Singh also attended the function as guests of honour.