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CM BIREN INAUGURATES WANGKHEI EYE HOSPITAL

Addressing the function as the Chief Guest, the Chief Minister explained the need for infrastructure and man-power and said we saw this during the recent COVID Pandemic. We managed to overcome the pandemic collectively and unitedly, he added.

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Imphal: Chief Minister Shri N. Biren Singh today inaugurated the Wangkhei Eye Hospital, Wangkhei Andro Parking, Imphal East.


Addressing the function as the Chief Guest, the Chief Minister explained the need for infrastructure and man-power and said we saw this during the recent COVID Pandemic. We managed to overcome the pandemic collectively and unitedly, he added.

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Acknowledging the importance of infrastructure and man-power, the
government is encouraging both private, government and PPP models, and
taking up development of infrastructure through government as well as PPP
model, Shri N. Biren Singh said, further highlighting institutes like the
Churachandpur Medical College, private medical college under Shija and
increment of MBBS seats at JNIMS.


We are also developing infrastructure, he said, adding that completion of
the ongoing construction of Cancer hospital at JNIMS was targeted by December, however due to the rains it may be opened by February. OPD has already beenstarted there, he added.


The Chief Minister also highlighted other infrastructure developments and
said Oxygen plants and ICU beds have been installed at all districts, 24×7 solar power supplied at three districts (hospitals) in Churachandpur, Chandel and Tamenglong.


Stating that health is everything, the Chief Minister stressed that the Chief
Minister’s Health for All was implemented and launched so that regular health check up could be taken to the people at their homes.


He elaborated that the benefit of the scheme is that now we can identify
ailments at an early stage before it becomes chronic. We should always
remember that prevention is better cure, he added.


The Chief Minister further said that improvement of healthcare doesn’t
mean improving only hospitals, but strengthening man-power and improving infrastructures are also part of improving healthcare.


Eye-care is also very important, he said and further lauded private
individuals who come out for the service of the people.


To the people of the State, the Chief Minister said that we can reach the
top of any field if we are united and cooperative. We have the talents, killing
instinct, potential and calibre to reach the very top, he added.

Determination and conviction bring success in any field and we cannot
reach our goal without struggle, he said. Today, Manipur is also moving forward with the blessings of the people, he added.


The CM further wished the hospital a bright future and assured all
possible assistance.


The Hospital has been empaneled for Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya
Yojana and Manipur Chief Minister-gi Hakshelgi Tengbang services.


The inaugural function was also attended by Hon’ble Speaker Shri
Thokchom Satyabrata Singh, Hon’ble Minister Health & Family Welfare and
IPR Dr. Sapam Ranjan Sing, MLA Wangkhei 15-AC Shri Thangjam
Arunkumar, Founder, Medical Director, President and Trustee of Sri
Sankaradeva Nethralaya, Guwahati Dr. Harsha Bhattacharjee and
Wangkhei Eye Hospital Director, Smt. Dr. Sarungbam Bobby among others.

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