Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma assures better health services in state
The chief minister inaugurated two healthcare centres in West Garo Hills - Community Health Centre (CHC) at Bhaitbari and Public Health Centre (PHC) at Chibinang on Friday.
Updated 15 Jan 2022, 4:51 pm
Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma on Friday said that his government is committed to ensuring better health services to the people of the region and the inauguration of the new Community Health Centres (CHC ) is the testimony of the government's efforts to make quality healthcare accessible to the people.
He said this while inaugurating two healthcare centres in West Garo Hills - Community Health Centre (CHC) at Bhaitbari and Public Health Centre (PHC) at Chibinang in presence of MLAs SG Esmatur Mominin and Abdus Saleh.
The CHC building was completed a few years ago. However, the process to upgrade the PHC to CHC was delayed.
The chief minister expressed happiness that the long pending demand of the people for the upgradation of the Bhaitbari PHC could finally be realised and assured that the government will provide all support for manpower, equipment, accommodation for staff and other necessities required for the CHC to function efficiently.
Inaugurating the new PHC at Chibinang, he said that the government has been working to upgrade healthcare facilities across the state. He said that the government has made investments to provide better healthcare services.
He told the gathering that the Covid-19 pandemic had posed a challenge for the government but the government with a synergetic effort is working to create better healthcare facilities. He also informed that the government is committed to ensuring the overall upgradation of healthcare services in the state.
Earlier in the day, the chief minister inspected the Water Treatment Plant at Bolbokgre village under Bhajamara CS Circle of Selsella C&RD Block, West Garo Hills. The project implemented under JJM, Ministry of Jal Shakti, GoI has enabled several villages by providing safe drinking water under Bhajamara GS Circle benefiting hundreds of households.
The chief minister visited several households to witness household tap connections in the area. He later intracted with villagers and assured that the government is committed to fast track development in the region. He also inspected the proposed site for the construction of a new PHC at Batabari in West Garo Hills.
First published:14 Jan 2022, 7:37 pm
Newmai News Network, Shillong, Meghalaya