Phek, 29 January (MTNews): Union Minister of State for Women & Child Development & Ayush, Dr Munjpara Mahendrabhai visited Phek on 26th to 27th January 2024.
Dr Munjpara Mahendrabhai conducted an interactive meeting with officers working under his Ministry in the district and State in the afternoon of 26 January 2024 at DPDB Hall, Phek which was chaired by DC Phek, Kuko Mero, NCS. He informed the gathering that the purpose of his visit was to take first-hand information reports about the functioning of Centrally Sponsored Schemes under his Ministry. He, therefore, asked the concerned officers of the projects and schemes and said that facilities, such as electricity, toilets, wifi, and water supply should be available in Anganwadi and Ayush Health & Wellness Centres, and One Stop Centres.
Concerned officers of the projects/ schemes, Abeiu Pezeyie, District Project Officer (ICPS/Integrated Child Protection Schemes), G. Tsaisa Nyusou, Centre Administrator for Sakhi- One Stop Centre, Povezo Puro District Child Protection Officer, concerned project officers working under Social Welfare department highlighted their activities at the meeting.
Dr. Bendangtula, Deputy Director, Ayush, also presented a PowerPoint presentation and highlighted activities of the Ayush Hospital in the State.
The officers also shared their problems with the Union Minister of State and requested for construction of office buildings and for regular funding for smooth functioning of the assigned responsibilities, at the same time. Dr. Avilie, CMO Phek highlighted the overall status of the health sector in the district.
Union Minister of State on his second day, on 27 January 2024, inspected Ayush Health & Anganwadi Centres at Sohomi village, about 17 Kms from Phek Hq. Dr Munjpara Mahendrabhai, who is a Cardiologist, visited District Hospital Phek and treated two heart patients, in presence of Medical Surgeon, Dr T Ezung.
He also conducted a series of interactive meetings with Ayush Doctors, Asha and Angawadi workers at DPDB Hall, Phek on 27 January. He also had meetings with VCCs, VDB Secretaries and Village Head GBs.