Grand Celebrations Mark Doctors Day as Dy CM and Health Minister Honor Retired Doctors and Pledge Support for Healthcare in Arunachal Pradesh

ITANAGAR, JUL 02: The Deputy Chief Minister Chowna Mein and Health and Family welfare minister Alo Libang on Saturday has felicitated retired doctors of the state which include Dr. Moromor Lego, Dr. Emi Rumi, Dr. Rachel Darung, Dr. W.A.Singh and Dr. Koblem Mossang here at a city hotel on a special occasion of doctors day celebration. 

The DCM and Health minister was attending the Indian Medical Association (IMA-Arunachal Branch) National Doctor’s Celebration and lauded the role of doctors in the line of service of humanity.

“I feel the sense of involvement by attending the function among the entire doctors which has motivated me more”, said Mein.

While responding to the memorandum submitted by Indian Medical Association of the state, the DCM said the state government is ready to extend all support which needs to extend all support in promoting the health scenario of the state to a new height.

The treatment made in state is also laudable which was not possible without the doctors and nurses who have performed tremendous services to the people of state, he added.

There have been tremendous developments in the health system, especially at Tomo Riba Institute of Health & Medical Sciences (TRIHMS) and other hospitals available in the state.

Speaking on the occasion, Minister Health Alo Libang said, it gave him immense pleasure to felicitate and honour the hardworking doctors who are selflessly serving the state in the health sector.

The state government is committed to facilitate delivery of quality healthcare services to people of the state in terms of safeguarding & well-being of the doctors and nurses, added Libang.

The one point memorandum for construction of Indian Medical Association House (IMA house was submitted by the President IMA-AP Dr Kesang W. Thongdok.

In memorandum they requested the state government to release the remaining fund which was provided by the state government in the year 2018-19.

The project proposal was initiated in the year 2018-19 at an estimated cost of Rs. 17.00 crore and an amount of Rs. 3.00 crore was provisioned in the budget announcement in the year 2020-21, said Thongdok, adding  however, for reasons not known to them remaining funds are yet to be release.

Laying of stone for the construction of building DCM & Minister in charge of Finance was kind enough to announce sanction of another Rs. 3.00 crore towards the project. The project has since been taken up in the right earnest and the construction works are in full swing, informed IMA-AP.

As a part of celebration one minute of silence and tribute was also paid to all the departed doctors who passed away in the last one year, which was followed by prize distribution for games & sports played earlier including cultural programmes by the medical fraternity.

Several medical fraternity and eminent personality of state among others were present on the occasion.

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