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CS moots counseling centers

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  19 April 2015 12:00 AM GMT


Itagar, April 18: Aruchal Pradesh Chief Secretary Ramesh Negi has suggested for setting up of counseling centers in every school to address the adolescent health issues. Though the Centre is making all efforts to provide the best health care facilities to its citizens through various schemes and programmes, the deliverance of healthcare is still at very low and dismal state due to lack of discipline and efficiency, the CS said while addressing a meeting on Rashtriya Kishor Swasthya Karyakram (RKSK) and Rashtriya Bal Swasthya Karyakram (RBSK) with stakeholders at Banquet Hall here today.

Negi assured to seek help from rcotics and Home departments for incentives for nodal teachers under RKSK programme. Director of tiol Health Mission (NHM) P N Thungon stressed on the importance of convergence with various departments, especially with education and women and child department for smooth implementation of RBSK and RKSK programme.

He also admitted that the implementation of RBSK and RKSK programmes in certain district was not up to the expectation due to non-cooperation of teachers.

He requested the Chief Secretary to issue directive to concern department to ensure better coordition and cooperation for successful implementation of programme.

While reviewing the implementation of the programme in districts, the NHM Mission Director requested the DMOs to take initiative to conduct convergence meeting to accelerate the RBSK programme and realize its objective.

The DMOs & DRCHOs presented the progress on RBSK and RKSK in their respective district for the year 2014-15.

Earlier, the progress report of Mission Indradhanush of the five identified districts, East Siang, Upper Siang, East Kameng, Lohit and Changlang were presented.

Commissioner (Protocol, Health & FW) AK Mee, Secretary (Education) RK Mishra, Deputy Director (ICDS) N. Ringu, Dr. Ta tung, Co-orditor (RBSK/RKSK) NHM also spoke on the occasion.

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