Anjaw overshoots MRVC target

HAYULIANG, Mar 3: Anjaw district has achieved 103 percent coverage of the ongoing Measles- Rubella Vaccination Campaign (MRVC) by covering 5220 children from its original target of 4995.
This was learnt in a DTFI review meeting of Anjaw district on Saturday, which was held at the conference hall of the Kalikho Pul Memorial District Hospital, Swamy Camp near Hayuliang to review the status of the MRVC.
Chairing the meeting, Deputy Commissioner Mamata Riba congratulated the Medical, ICDS and Education departments for their commitment and dedication towards the campaign and stated that the coverage of 103 per cent based on original target of 4995 was commendable.
District Medical Officer, Dr K Perme informed of the district performance and highlighted that against the original target of 4995 beneficiaries estimated at the micro-planning level, a total of 5220 children have been vaccinated.
Crediting the intensive media campaign for the achievement, he informed that the 5220 achievement had been indicated as a revised target and in view of completion of the target he informed that routine immunization is underway to further the mandate.
Earlier on 2 March, a joint coordination meeting of the district DRDA and DPDO was held at Hawai, where the DC called to address the performance of the district in the Rural Development and Panchayati Raj Development.
She called upon all the Panchayati Raj members to motivate villagers to adhere to the timeline provided by the DRDA so that targets can be achieved within the current financial year.
Besides PowerPoint presentation made by Manchal BDO Dr Tojum Ete and Hayuliang-Goiliang BDO MN Singpho, online demonstration of various programmes, including IEC on GST was made by the DRDA during the meeting.
The BDOs highlighted that owing to poor tele-connectivity in the district, there have been difficulties in uploading MIS and in generating e-bills in this interior location.
Field functionaries and Panchayati Raj members requested the government and department of Rural Development to consider the difficulties faced by them.
The meeting was attended by all the stakeholders and block-wise performance was reviewed. (DIPRO)