On Januray 5, Health and family Welfare minister L. Jayantakumar Singh inaugurated newly constructed Primary Health Centre, PHC Moirangpurel in Imphal East District. The PHC is the first to be operated under PPP model. Raja medicity is the partner.
Speaking at the inaugural function as chief guest Health minister L. Jayantakumar Singh said that the government has been giving due importance to boost the health sector of the state. The new trend of health services in the present context is moving toward a new direction. He said that with the rapid change and new development of the society various complex diseases come in. We need to prepare to meet the new challenges in the contemporary society, he added.
Speaking at the occasion as president Forest and MAHUD minister Th. Shyamkumar Singh said that the people of Moirang Purel and adjoining villages should take the benefit from the newly opened PHC. The locals should also feel the new facility as their own. Minister also assured for improvement of MDR, road from Nongdam Lamkhai to Maphou Dam before January 20th, 2019. He also assured for improvement of mobile service at Moirangpurel and surrounding areas.
The inaugural function was also attended by Ng. Uttam Singh, Director Minority Affairs, Govt. of Manipur, Dr. K. rajo Singh, Director Health Services, Dr. S. Manikanta Singh, Director, State Mission, NHM, Rajen Haobijam, Managing Director, Raj Medicity, Imphal and Th. Babita Devi, Social Worker as guest of honours respectively.
It may be mentioned that Moirang Purel PHC is constructed by DRDA, Imphal East under the financial assistance from Ministry of Minority Affairs, Govt. of India which is implemented by Directorate of Minority Affairs, Govt. of Manipur. There is a proposal to opened PHC which will be as a PPP model between Manipur Government and Raj Medicity.
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