IMPHAL, June 23: Raincoats were distributed to a total of 3878 members of Accredited Social Help Activist (ASHA) by National Rural Health Mission at the RD hall, Lamphetpat here on Saturday.
The raincoat distribution function was attended by Phungzathang Tonsing, Minister, Health and Family Welfare, K Moses Chalai, Commissioner, Health and Family Welfare and Devesh Deval, State Mission Director, NRHM, Manipur as chief guest, president and guest of honour respectively.
Speaking at the event, Phungzathang Tonsing acknowledged that the ASHA has provided many benefits to both the people of hill and valley of the state. He also appealed that we must try to strengthen the ASHAs at the state level, Block level and village level.
The minister also assured that besides the raincoats given to the ASHAs today, many other items will also be provided them in future.
Moses Chalai stressed that the ASHAs are our limbs and that we really appreciate and thank the voluntary service provided by them.
Guest of honour of the function, Devesh Deval said that let us spread the message and idea of the ASHA to everybody. He also asserted that all the programmes undertaken by the ASHAs are so far successful.