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, MCS lauded the government of India for giving a common plateform to all stakeholders including district administration and health department officials by organising such programme. Stating that as a layman, he himself learnt a lot from the outreach programme, Kung urged the villagers to be more open to health initiatives of the government.
Regional Director, DFP Nagaland & Manipur Region Mangjangam Touthang, IIS graced the programme as the president while Assistant Commissioner Chandel N. Sokhongam Baite, MCS and Thangkhomang Touthang, chief of Teiyang village were the guests of honour respectively.
District Immunisation Officer Dr Lakshmi Thumlip, District Leprosy Officer Chandel Dr Tongen and Medical Officer District TB Centre Chandel Dr A Richard spoke on the occasion as the resource persons. Earlier a public rally was flagged off by the chief guest. Around 140 people attended the programme. Other highlights of the programme include a Healthy Baby Show and an on the spot quiz competition.
This Press Release and these photos were sent by Mangjangam Touthang, who can be contacted at mangjangamtouthang(at)gmail(dot)com.