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Cross Country Race for mass awareness held

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Thoubal, Sept. 22

To make various programs of the government a resounding success in the district,  District  Administration, Thoubal organised today a Cross Country Race at Wangjing Sports Complex as an  awareness campaign for various programs like Poshan  Maah, Swachata Hi Seva, Beti Bachao Beti Padhao, Electors Verification Program, 7th Economic Census and Ayushman Bharat Pakwada.
The programme was graced by MLA P.Brojen Singh, Thoubal Zilla Parishad Adhyaksha Hasina Begum, S.P Thoubal Dr.S.Ibomcha  Singh and Deputy  Commissioner,  Thoubal N.Bandana Devi as the chief guest, the guests of honour and the President respectively.
In his speech MLA, P. Brojen thanked the District Administration for organizing such mass awareness campaign. He said organizing such campaigns will help the masses to know about the various welfare schemes taken up by the Government.
Speaking on the occasion DC N. Bandana stressed on the need to make people aware of the various schemes given to the citizens by the Government. She appealed the elected representatives and Government officials to give awareness to the public about such schemes. She said schemes like Ayushman Bharat which give benefits to the economically backward family needs to give awareness as the number of beneficiaries is still low in the District. Regarding Swachata hi Seva, DC said nation would ban the use of single use plastic from 2nd October. She appealed the people to use reusable plastic and paper made items.
Earlier the race was flagged off by the chief guest on the occasion.
The programme was attended by Pradhans, elected members, SDOs, BDOs and DLOs of the district. Prize where distributed to the winners of  the race.

Maheshwar Gurumayum

Maheshwar Gurumayum, Sub-Editor of Imphal Times is a resident of Sagolband Salam Leikai. He has been with Imphal Times since 2013. An avid adventure lover, writes mostly travelogue. He can be contacted at [email protected]

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