Imphal, May 5, 2018 (DIPR): Health and Family Welfare Minister Shri L. Jayantakumar Singh has inaugurated Kangchup Chiru Primary Health Sub-Centre (PHSC) building in Kangpokpi District today.
Speaking at the inaugural function as Chief Guest Minister Jayantakumar said that everybody wish to live a longer life. It is also the expectation of all of us to lead a healthy life. In order to fulfil the wishes of the public the Govt. has launched many health policies and schemes, he added.
Stating about the role of ASHA workers he said that ASHA volunteers has helped a lot to boost health sector. Recognising the importance of ASHA volunteers, proposal to increase the incentives of ASHA workers has also been sent to the centre, he added.
Minister also appealed the local leaders to co-operate with the ASHA workers and their activities. He further assured that the newly inaugurated PHSC will be upgraded to Primary Health Centre (PHC) according to the need of the people in the surrounding villages.
Speaking at the inaugural function as President MLA, 51-Saitu Assembly Constituency Pu Ngamthang Haokip said that the participation of local leaders and villagers in such important function is quite necessary. He also appealed the villagers to co-operate with the Government initiatives for the welfare of the people.
Traditional song and dances were also performed by the local youths to welcome the dignitaries as a part of the inaugural function. Director Health Services Manipur, Dr. K. Rajo Singh also attended the function as Guest of Honour. SDO Saitu Gamphajol, SDO Kangchup, ADC members, local leaders, Health Services staff and others were also present at the inaugural function.