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MON, Sept 16: Mon District Planning & Development Board meeting for the month of September was held on the 15th under the chairmanship of Deputy Commissioner, Mon, W. Honje Konyak at DC’s conference hall, Mon.
The meeting began with welcome note by the chairman followed by self introduction by the new DPDB Members. While reviewing the last meeting minutes the Deputy Commissioner urged upon the DPDB members to be the patrons of the mission “I Love My Mon Town” which is scheduled to be launched on the 2nd October 2015. He informed that action plan of the mission will be submitted by the respective sub-committee and urged all the DPDB members to mandatorily attend the launching program and extend full cooperation and support to the mission to achieve its target.
The board recommended upgradation of Little Angel School, Naginimora. The house also had discussion on improvement of Mon-Namtola roads which is in a debilitating condition. The DC appraised the house that immediate attention is required to drain out the potholes and filling it up with boulders as a temporary measure in the worse affected places and urged the department concerned to intervene.
Responding to the Deputy Commissioner, the Executive Engineer PWD (R&B) briefed on the financial position of the department for renovation of the road and assured the house to take care of the road for temporary measures.
The doctors of Mon District Hospital led by the Medical Superintendent enlightened the house with power point presentation on awareness campaign on Non Communicable Diseases. Dr. K. Sophire Medical Superintendent (MS) briefed on the risk factor of smoking; Dr. T. Ezung, MO spoke on risk factor of Alcohol and Nutrition; Dr. Ngamba MO presented on risk factor of Physical inactivity and Obesity; Dr. Wungyong, MO spoke on Blood Pressure, Blood Glucose and Blood Lipids and while Dr. Yanang MO spoke on the Kayakalp program under Swaadh Bharat.
Dr. Yanang informed that under Kayakalp program the best hospital in the state will be awarded with a cash prize of Rs. 50,00000 (Fifty Lakhs). He apprised the board that the best hospital will be judge on the basis of hospital facilities upkeep, Sanitation & Cleanliness, Waste Management, Infection Control, Hospital Support Service and Hygiene Promotion. The doctors, nurses and staffs of the hospital are working round the clock, he added.
Dr. K. Sophire MS, District Hospital, Mon urged upon the members to visit the hospital to give suggestion and view for development of the hospital and at the same time he also sought support, cooperation and voluntary donation in kind or cash towards the hospital. A signature campaign was also done on Non Communicable Disease by the board members. The Principal Wangkhao College will present the activities of the college in the next meeting.