Health and Family Welfare Minister Shri L. Jayantakumar singh has said that mothers need to live with a sound health and sound mind so that their children become healthy. Keeping the health of the children sound is just like keeping our pillar of the future strong, he maintained.

As Chief Guest, launching National Deworming Day, at Ramlal Paul Hr. Secondary School today, Minister said that we need to focuss on our young children for  building a healthy  nation. He said that different Government Departments especially the Family Welfare and Social Welfare Department is putting a lot of efforts to bring up our children in a good shape. In these regards a collective effort of all the Government departments is required.

Stating the connectivity between our health and mind, Shri Jayantakumar said that children who have frequent sickness are unable to learn fast in their studies. He expressed that new diseases at the present society has become a big challenge that need to overcome by all means so to establish a Disease Free society. Minister also advocated about the necessity of Deworming of  children which is to be started from tomorrow.

Attending the function as President, Parliamentary Secretary, Health and Family Welfare Shri S. Subhachandra Singh said that an united effort is necessary to make the Deworming Campaign successful. He also narrated about his past days when there was no deworming medicines.

The function was attended by Dr. K. Lokendro Singh, Director Health Services & SMD,NHM, Dr. K. Rajo Singh, Director Family Welfare Services , Manipur, Dr. H. Ranjit Singh, Addl. Director Health services Manipur and Rk. Kenedy Singh, Addl. Director Education (S) as President and Guest Of Honours respectively. Health and Family Welfare, NHM Staff , teachers and students of Ramlal Paul Hr. Sec. School were also present at the function.

Cultural Programmes were also presented by the students of Ramlal Paul Hr. Sec. School during the concluding part of the function.

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