Imphal: Manipur governor La. Ganesan has reiterated that cleanliness should be the mantra for maintaining good health and therefore all should be united to work for ensuring a clean and healthy environment.
The governor was speaking at an interaction programme of all district level officers, representatives of local bodies and people held on Friday at the Indoor Hall of S. Kula Women’s College in Bishnupur district.
Governor said, all should take care of his or her health as it is the primary prerequisite for any activities. He said, without good health no work can be done and therefore to ensure a good healthcare system, the government has been taking up many initiatives.
Stating that all are ware that people all over the world are facing unprecedented Covid-19 pandemic, Ganesan said, due to prompt action taken up by the government, this dreaded disease is almost under control. But we still have to be alert and careful. The relentless efforts of health workers and front-line warriors are indeed commendable and praiseworthy by one and all.
The governor urged all sections of the society to get vaccinated, which is the best way to defeat the pandemic. He said the Centre has committed to eliminate Tuberculosis from the soil of India by 2025 and therefore all should work to achieve this target. He asked the concerned authorities to conduct a survey within the district to find out the number of TB patients and report to the concerned so as to enable them to carry out appropriate remedial measures.
Stating that the activities of anti-social elements have considerably decreased, the governor appealed to the people to work for development and peace. All should cooperate with each other and work for the development of the nation, he said.
The governor heard grievances faced by the people and asked the concerned officials to take up steps at the earliest.