Aizawl: In connection with the state government’s drive on strengthening the three new districts, Health Minister, Dr R Lalthangliana, made one day trip to Saitual town, Friday. On arrival, he had inspected District Hospital and then proceeded to inspect the Market building, Govt Saitual College, District and the site proposed for establishment of the KVI Office.
During his interactions with the district medical officials, Dr R Lalthangliana announced that the state government has already worked out various proposals for strengthening the existing health facilities in Mizoram through Rs 28400 lakh funding from the World Bank project. This fund, he explained will be used in various projects to improve management capacity and quality of health services in the state. And that the rural area will be their main focus.
While addressing the officials at the District Hospital, Saitual District and Govt Saitual College, Health Minister, Dr R Lalthangliana indicated that the state will have to make tougher Covid-19 guidelines as the second wave of Covid-19 cases is getting worse in other parts of India.
In this impending situation, he advised the general public not to panic but to be ready for the new variants of the COVID-19 pandemic that is fast spreading across at least 18 states at this time.
He sought public cooperation in following safety guidelines, SOP, etc to be issued from time to time as this will boost our chances against the assault from this deadly virus
C Ramhluna, Vice Chairman, C&I Development Board and Pi Esther Lal Ruatkimi, Commissioner, H&TE were among top officials who accompanied the Minister in this tour. VL Hruaizela Khiangte, DC, Saitual and the district officials were also present at the inspected sites.