Sensitization programme for Chief Minister’s pioneering scheme on health for poor held at RIMS


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Imphal, Jan 20: A day before Chief Minister N. Biren Singh launches his government dreamt scheme to provide assistance to patients living below poverty line, a sensitization programme for doctors and staffs of RIMS was held at its Jubilee Hall. On occasion of the Statehood Day celebration schedule to hold tomorrow, the Chief Minister of Manipur, N. Biren Singh will launch “Chief Minister-gi Hakshelgi Tengbang” (CMHT).

The one day sensitization cum orientation training program on “Chief Minister-gi Hakshelgi

Tengbang” (CMHT) was inaugurated by the Medical Superintendent of RIMS Hospital Prof.

Ch. Arunkumar Singh.

This scheme is a pioneering health assurance scheme initiated by the Government of Manipur. It will provide cashless treatment to the poor at the empanelled network of hospitals and cover up to Rs. 2 lakhs per eligible families every year identified from the Socio Economic Cast Census.

During the orientation cum training program, Dr. Sasheekumar Mangang, Additional Director & in-charge CMHT of Directorate of Health Services, Government of Manipur gave detailed presentations about the concepts notes and philosophy of the “Chief Minister-gi Hakshelgi Tengbang” scheme initiated by the Government of Manipur.

And Mr. Joyshankar, Project Head, Medi Assist Insurance TPA Pvt. Ltd presented an overview of the scheme. A video of Chief Minister-gi Hakshelgi Tengbang scheme was also shown.

The faculty of Medical, Dental and College of Nursing, Nursing officials and officials of the Regional Institute of Medical Sciences, Imphal also attended the training program.


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