HEALTH MINISTER ASSURED FOR A ‘PHC’ AT KHUDEI KHUNOU OF CHANDEL DISTRICT
Imphal, the 11th February, 2018 (DIPR): Health and Family Welfare Minister Shri L. Jayantakumar Singh has assured today for a Public Health Centre (PHC) at Khudei Khunou (Khotle Yulran) of Chandel District. Attending the Foundation Day Cum Platinum Jubilee (75 years) Celebration Khudei Khunou Village as Chief Guest, Minister Jayantakumar said that for longitivity of human life, we need to improve health sector. For meeting this purpose, establishment of holistic and well developed Health Facilities throughout the state is need of the hour, he added.
Minister also stated that the medicinal plants found around us, especially in the hilly terrains are of great value which can be processed to use as medicines at the market. This will not only benefit the farmers but also provide a source of revenue for the state.
He further informed that the State Government is planning to open Medicine factory in the state with the available resources of the state. The Central Government has also been intimated regarding the matter.
Shri Jayantakumar also expressed about the richness of the Art and Dance of Maring community by saying that indigenous song and dance form of the community is not lesser than others.
Minister Jayantakumar also unveiled the Monumental Stone erected to mark the Platinum Jubilee Celebration of Khudei Khunou village. A booklet containing the brief history of Khudei Khunou Village was also released by the Chief Guest.
The foundation Day Cum Platinum Jubilee Celebration was also attended by L. Modun Charang, President Maring Uparap Assembly(MUA) and Willington Tonsin, Executive Member, Education and PHED, ADC Chandel as President and Guest of Honour respectively.
Chiefs and Chairmen of the adjoining villages and villagers of Khudei Khunou Village were also present at the function. As part of the celebration, villagers performed Cultural dance and songs.