Minister Nemcha lauds for awards

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, October 11, 2018: Social welfare minister Nemcha Kipgen today lauded the department of social welfare, Manipur for receiving National Award for Poshan Abhiyan in two categories namely Field Functionary Awards – AAA(A++) Award and Leadership Award (district level).

Nemcha expressed that the credit for the achievement goes to the department officials, staffs, and AWW for their commitment, dedication and team work and also the deputy commissioner of Chandel district for the leadership award. She expressed optimism that such awards and recognition will boost all the stakeholders to continue in their efforts in delivering their best for the welfare of all.

She stated that this is the 2nd National Award bagged by the department this year and the awards are a proof of the exemplary contribution of the state government under the leadership of chief minister, N. Biren Singh.

Altogether, six (6) awardees from the state received the award in 3 (three) different categories namely Leadership Award, Field Functionary Awards – Individual Excellence and AAA(A++) Award. They are W. Warthangam, Anganwadi Worker (AWW), Bongkhamsel, ASHA, Regika, ANM, Krishna Kumar, Dept. Comm, Chandel, Dimkhanman Hangsing, ANM and ST Naoting Vaiphei, ASHA.

The nodal ministry for the National Nutrition Mission/ Poshan Abhiyaan – Ministry of Women and Child Development, recognized outstanding works at all levels and across Ministries/Departments during the Poshan Maah as part of the Poshan Maah Award Ceremony held in New Delhi yesterday.

The Awards ceremony was graced by Dr. Rajiv Kumar, vice- chairman, NITI Aayog, Dr. Vinod K. Paul, Member NITI Aayog, Rakesh Srivastava, secretary, ministry of WCD and various high ranking officials of various ministries. Director, social welfare, Jaspreet Kaur and joint director, social welfare, Oinam Sonia represented the department at the award ceremony.






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