DFP organizes mega awareness campaign

TEZU, Feb 27: The Directorate of Field Publicity (DFP), Tezu unit on Tuesday organized a mega rally-cum awareness campaign on Mission Indradhanush (MI), Mission Parivar Vikas (MPV), etc here at Yealiang village under the banner of Special Outreach Programme (SOP) to create awareness among the villagers, especially women.
Sunpura Circle Officer V Bellai advised the people to cooperate and also participate in such awareness campaigns organized by the Directorate of Field Publicity.
Yealiang ASM K Talumpai said that the country can only progress if citizens are healthy, and to get healthy citizens, the health of the mother should be taken care of first.
Speaking as resource person, Dr W Anand Singh, Senior, Medical Officer, CHC Sunpura said that they have recently conducted a programme on Mission Indradhanush and Measles Rubella in Lohit district. While speaking about TB and leprosy, he explained to the gathering about various signs and symptoms of the two dreaded diseases.
The daylong programme started with a mass awareness rally comprising of over 200 people, including PRI members, HGBs, GBs and villagers of the circle. Film show, photo exhibition, local cultural programmes and healthy baby show competition were the highlights of the day.
P Sonowal, FPO Tezu and M K Jha, FPO, Pasighat also spoke during the programme.