Nagaland, Manipur jointly push PM`s welfare programme


IMPHAL, March 19:A two months special outreach programme on Prime Minister`™s Jan Dhan Yojna (PMJDY), Swachh Bharat Abhiyan (SBA) and Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao (BBBP) concluded with a function today at Tribal Research Institute, Conference Hall, Chingmeirong.

The programme was organised by Directorate of Field Publicity, Nagaland and Manipur Region Officer`™s Hill, Kohima.

In the concluding function PHED, Labour and Employment Minister I Hemochandra Singh attended as chief guest, Director DFP (N&M) Region Dr. Engam Pame, IIS, DDK Imphal News Editor Nando and People`™s Chronicle Editor G Bhabesh Chandra attended as the presidiums.

Addressing the function Hemochandra said that the concept of BBBP, PMJDY, Swatchh Bharat Abhiyan were very unique and they are for the welfare of girls as well as the people.

He further said that North East peoples are fashionable, and buy costly fashionable stuff but we always neglected sanitization which is vital to healthy living.

The goal which the Government of India wants has to be achieved by citizens and government joining hands. He also said all the schemes provided by GoI is for the people, and among these goals are sanitization for all and Women`™s empowerment.

Director DFP Dr Engam Pame IIS said that the campaign was for two months and it was organised in four districts of Nagaland and nine districts of Manipur. The focus is to give awareness to peoples through meetings and public rallies at their villages.

Presenting the fields reports Nagaland Filed Officer Sophie Bozo said that the campaign started from January this year and concluded in month of February, covering 10 villages of four districts. Presenting reports of Manipur, Angthoi Senkhil George said that six DFP units of Manipur started the awareness campaign from December 2014 and concluded in the first week of March. In all six deferent programme were organised which covered 36 villages from 16 blocks of nine districts.


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