Dimapur, May 4: Minister for Health and Family Welfare, S Pangnyu Phom today reaffirmed the Government’s stand to make District Hospital Dimapur free from any encroachment, and asked all to stop illegal activities in the hospital campus immediately.
Pangnyu said the Government is working to initiate the action against land encroachers and once the formalities are completed, eviction will be followed.
The Minister who made a surprise visit to the District Hospital Dimapur and inspected the hospital today also asked all encroachers to vacate the illegally occupied site before the Government and department takes its course of action.
Phom also sought support and cooperation from the civil societies, tribal hohos, students’ bodies and other NGOs to make the District Hospital Dimapur free from encroachment as the hospital belongs to the people and hence no individual’s interest should hamper in development and growth of the hospital.
Expressing gratitude to the Medical Superintendent, doctors, nurses and staff of the hospital for rendering selfless services to the patients, the Minister reminded that the District Hospital is a healing place and asked the staff to keep the surrounding clean.
The Health Minister also inspected School of Nursing, Dimapur and assured all support from the Government and department to uplift and develop the nursing institute of the State.
(Page News Service)