DERGAON, March 31 - �Accredited Social Health Activists (ASHA) are the key persons for effective implementation of different health schemes of the government. The government has taken various schemes for the benefit of mothers and children. But for effective implementation of these schemes, ASHA workers are to work hard. Without their active support, the schemes can�t be successfully implemented.�
This was stated by Golaghat Deputy Commissioner Gaurav Bothra while delivering his speech as the chief guest at the ASHA meet held at Golaghat District Library on Sunday. The meet organised under the aegis of the National Health Mission (NHM), Golaghat in association with the Health Department, Golaghat was chaired by Joint Director Health Services Dr Ratul Chandra Bordoloi. The meet was participated by as many as 1000 ASHA workers of the district.
In the meet, six ASHA supervisors, one each from six Block Primary Health Centres (BPHCs), namely, Anjana Hazarika (Missamara BPHC), Dipti Dutta (Bokakhat BPHC), Monalisha Hazarika (Charingia BPHC), Ghanakanti Gogoi (Kamar Bandha Ali BPHC), Rita Mahanta (Marangi BPHC) and Swapna Changmai (Sarupathar BPHC), were felicitated with a citation, gamusa, safura for their excellent services to the successful implementation of the mother and child welfare schemes being implemented in the district. Along with the supervisors, 16 ASHA workers, three each from the six BPHCs, were also felicitated for their extraordinary services to the community.