MoS, DC flags off five ambulances

AALO, Mar 19: Five ambulances each for Nikte and Liromoba in West Siang district, besides health centres of Tato, Monigong and Mechuka in Shi-Yomi district were flagged off by MoS (Independent) Sports and Youth Affairs Kiren Rijiju on Thursday, through video conferencing from New Delhi in presence of ONGC officials.
Funded by the ONGC under the initiative of the MoS (Independent) Sports and Youth Affairs, the ambulances were earlier flagged off on ground by West Siang Deputy Commissioner Swetika Sachan at the DC’s office premises.
The MoS in his address said that the ambulances will give a huge boost to the health sector by helping evacuate patients from far-flung areas. He also advised the district administration and health department to ensure proper upkeep of the ambulances.
DMO Dr Moli Riba was also present on the occasion. (DIPRO)