IMPHAL, Jan 30: The concluding event of four-month intensive publicity campaign on Mother and Child Health +A and Mission Indradhanush 2015-2016 organised by Directorate of Field Publicity, Nagaland and Manipur Region was held today at Lamyanba Shanglen, Palace Compound,
According to a release of Press Information Bureau, Government of India, Deputy Chief Minister Gaikhangam, MLA of Sagolband AC, RK Imo Singh, Station Director of AIR, Imphal, Kanankumar and Regional Director of Health & Family Welfare, Dr L Ashananda Singh graced the event as chief guest, guest of honour, President and Special Invitee respectively.
It said, Regional Director, Dr Engam Pame mentioned in hi key-note address that the Directorate of Field and Publicity, Nagaland & Manipur Region has carried out an intensive publicity campaign on Mother and Child Health +A and Mission Indradhanush which commenced from October 7, 2015 and concluded in January 2016. The campaign was launched by the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare to provide vaccines to all the children of India, it added.
The release continued that Deputy Chief Minister Gaikhangam in his address said that such awareness programmes are very important. The people have every right to know what the government is doing and take benefits of the schemes. He also added that the scale of such awareness campaigns should be increased to reach out to more people, it said.