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Azad launches new health schemes in State

By Staff Reporter

GUWAHATI, Jan 30 � The State paid tribute to the Father of the Nation on his 65th martyrdom day today by launching two new health schemes in the presence of Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare Ghulam Nabi Azad and Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi at a function held here at the Veterinary play ground, Khanapara.

These health schemes, the Janani Sishu Suraksha Karyakram (JSSK) and the sub-divisional mobile medical units, will ensure a more mother and child-friendly atmosphere in the hospitals and access to health services by all section of the citizens, even by those living in remote and far-flung areas.

Speaking on the occasion, the Union minister who is also the president of the Gandhi Global Family said that the government was committed to fulling the dreams of the Father of the Nation who had envisioned a developed rural India marching ahead with progressive ideals. Dwelling at length on the life and contributions of Mahatma Gandhi, Azad said that the ideals of the Father of the Nation will always be relevant and continue to inspire all successive governments in the country.

�The government is keen to realize the vision of the Father of the Nation and that is why we are giving importance to improving health, education and road connectivity in rural India,� said Azad, emphasizing that the welfare schemes of the government must reach to the people living in the most interior areas.

On the other hand, Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi in his address assured that his government will always follow the Gandhian principle which is service to mankind. Gogoi while mentioning that rural development was the benchmark to determine the progress of the country said that decentralization of power was a step in this direction to usher in progress in the rural areas. �We have been working towards rural employment generation, removing disparity, and ensuring that the poor man too is able to smile with satisfaction,� said Gogoi.

Earlier, welcoming the gathering, Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma stressed the necessity to promote the Gandhian principles.

It needs to be mentioned here that Gandhians Padma Hazarika, Kamakhya Prasad Das, Ramesh Sarma, Bhubaneshwar Barman, Dhanada Barua and Hema Kakati were felicitated at the function. Padmashri SP Verma, who was present at the function, was also honoured on the occasion.

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Azad launches new health schemes in State

GUWAHATI, Jan 30 � The State paid tribute to the Father of the Nation on his 65th martyrdom day today by launching two new health schemes in the presence of Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare Ghulam Nabi Azad and Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi at a function held here at the Veterinary play ground, Khanapara.

These health schemes, the Janani Sishu Suraksha Karyakram (JSSK) and the sub-divisional mobile medical units, will ensure a more mother and child-friendly atmosphere in the hospitals and access to health services by all section of the citizens, even by those living in remote and far-flung areas.

Speaking on the occasion, the Union minister who is also the president of the Gandhi Global Family said that the government was committed to fulling the dreams of the Father of the Nation who had envisioned a developed rural India marching ahead with progressive ideals. Dwelling at length on the life and contributions of Mahatma Gandhi, Azad said that the ideals of the Father of the Nation will always be relevant and continue to inspire all successive governments in the country.

�The government is keen to realize the vision of the Father of the Nation and that is why we are giving importance to improving health, education and road connectivity in rural India,� said Azad, emphasizing that the welfare schemes of the government must reach to the people living in the most interior areas.

On the other hand, Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi in his address assured that his government will always follow the Gandhian principle which is service to mankind. Gogoi while mentioning that rural development was the benchmark to determine the progress of the country said that decentralization of power was a step in this direction to usher in progress in the rural areas. �We have been working towards rural employment generation, removing disparity, and ensuring that the poor man too is able to smile with satisfaction,� said Gogoi.

Earlier, welcoming the gathering, Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma stressed the necessity to promote the Gandhian principles.

It needs to be mentioned here that Gandhians Padma Hazarika, Kamakhya Prasad Das, Ramesh Sarma, Bhubaneshwar Barman, Dhanada Barua and Hema Kakati were felicitated at the function. Padmashri SP Verma, who was present at the function, was also honoured on the occasion.

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