Outreach prog held

Chandel: The Directorate of Field Publicity, Ministry of Information & Broadcasting, Government of India, Chandel Unit organised a one day special outreach programme on Integrated campaign on Intensified Mission Indradhanush, Mission Parivar Vikas, Tuberculosis and Leprosy at Teiyang village in Chandel district today.
Speaking on the occasion as the chief guest, SDO Chakpikarong Rang David Kung lauded the State Government of India for giving a common platform to all stakeholders including district administration and health department officials and organising such programme.
He urged the villagers to be more open to health initiatives and programmes of the Government.
Regional Director, DFP Nagaland & Manipur Region, Mangjangam Touthang attended the programme as president while Assistant Commissioner Chandel, N Sokhongam Baite and chief of Teiyang village, Thangkhomang Touthang as guests of honour.
District Immunisation Officer Dr Lakshmi Thumlip, District Leprosy Officer Chandel Dr Tongen and Medical Officer District TB Centre Chandel Dr A Richard spoke at the function as resource persons.
Around 140 people attended the programme followed by a healthy baby show and a on-the-spot competition.
Earlier, a public rally was flagged off by the chief guest.

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