Health cards distributed to beneficiaries of Sagolband AC

Sagolband constituency Progressive Committee organised the event.


The first phase of Chief Minister Gi Hakselgi Tengbang (CMHT) and Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PMJAY) also known as Ayushman Bharat Yojana cards were distributed to the beneficiaries of Sagolband assembly constituency at the community hall of Sagolband Thangjam Leirak on Thursday.respectively

The programme was organised by Sagolband Constituency Progressive Committee.

Addressing the function as chief guest, MLA of Sagolband AC, RK Imo Singh said that CMHT and PMJAY are highly useful health assurance schemes. To make sure that every eligible person of the assembly constituency gets enrolled for the schemes, there has been a campaign in various parts of the assembly constituency from the past few months, he added.

The enrolment campaign is conducted so that the beneficiaries get their health cards without much hassle, Imo said.

He further said that around 950 beneficiaries for both CMHT and PMJAY will receive the card in today’s distribution; however, few are still pending and will be distributed soon.

Stating about the ongoing pandemic, he said that COVID-19 mortality rate is increasing unstoppably despite government’s effort to contain the pandemic.

Concerning the worsening scenario of pandemic, everyone should take utmost care by maintaining the Standard of Operating Procedures (SOPs) strictly, he appealed.

Other dignitaries who attended the function were president of SCPC, L Nobo; corporator of IMC Ward no.7, RK Jiten; corporator of IMC Ward no. 24, G Bino and a senior citizen of Sagolband, Heikrujam Thambal as president and guests of honour respectively.

First Published:Dec. 11, 2020, 9:14 a.m.

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