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Civic sense a top priority for cleanliness mission: L.Jayantakumar Singh

Imphal, Dec. 6: Health and Family Welfare Minister Shri L. Jayantakumar Singh has said that for the successful implementation of the Clean India Mission, we all need to have civic sense.
Attending the inaugural function of the Symposium Competition on the topic “ Clean India Mission Campaign in the Medical College and Hospital and its importance” organised by Regional Institute of Medical Sciences, RIMS, Imphal, at Jubilee Hall of RIMS today, Minister Jayantakumar asserted that cleanliness is a boon to the Health Sector. The Government has initiated the campaign of Clean India Mission by recognising the value and usefulness of keeping clean. Many a times there has been launching of such campaigns before but very less impact is noticed.
In his Chief Guest’s speech Minister also urged for self-initiative and understanding to make the programme successful.Citing the example of Shillong which is the cleanest city in the world he asserted that this become possible only after people of the place cultivate the sense of being social and thoughtfulness. He also highlighted the importance of organising such symposiums saying that it will help to speed up this campaign besides giving awareness to the student community.

Attending the function as President, Director RIMS Prof.A.Shanta Singh stressed about the bad condition of drainage system in the state as well as in the country. He said that drainage system outside the country like in England and Australia are well maintained.This countries are very far ahead in this regard. He also advocated about the importance of the use of Dustbins. A curriculum may be added in the syllabus of the middle class students regardinghow to keep our surroundings need and clean and also the importance of keeping clean, he added.
The function was attended by Prof. Ch. Arunkumar Singh Medical Suptd. RIMS as Guest of Honour. Staffs and Official from RIMS, Nursing Students, students from different Schools and Colleges also attended the function.

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