Dimapur, February 19: An awareness and free medical health check up camp was launched by Kohima Municipal Council in presence of Chairman, National Commission for Safai Karamcharis GOI, Manhar Valji Bhai Zala and his visiting team February 18 at KMC Office Kohima
Speaking at the programme, the Commission’s Chairman for karamcharis stated that to give the respect and dignity in the lives of Safai Karamcharis, the Prime Minister of India has launched the programme and schemes so that every lower section of the citizen gets benefited through the awareness campaign. Adding that no work was small or big, it is everyone’s duty to keep the surroundings clean for a healthy life which was inspired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
He ensured that the grievances of sanitary workers will be addressed very soon. He also expressed his gratitude to the KMC and Kohima District Administration for the successful conduct of the programme. He also gave away the best Karamcharis certificate along with the cash to the Sanitary workers.
Deputy Commissioner, Kohima Gregory Thejawelie thanked the Commission’s Chairman and his visiting team for showing their determination towards bringing about a change in the lives of sanitary workers and also thanked the varios departments for their participation within a shart noticed for the programme and encouraged the departments do not only creating awareness about various programme and schemes but to be connected with the sanitary workers in their respective offices.
He advised the departmental officials to begin their programmes and to ensure that schemes and programmes are reached out to the workers. He also suggested the KMC to set up a cell in their office with few dedicated staffs who would ties up with the various line departments and to start an information based system with a more systematic arrangement to address the issues and requested the departments to carry forward which will ultimately benefit the sanitary workers in various schemes as most of them are ignorant about the issues and to ensure that all the sanitary workers are giving opportunity to avail the schemes immediately.
KMC Administrator, Kovi Meyase thanked the Commission’s Chairman for his visit and also made them aware of their rights and privileges of the Safai Karamcharis to live a life of respectable in the society and shared his encouragement that through the visit of the Commission and its commitment for the progress of sanitary workers, many people have began to acknowledge the works of karamcharis.
Various line departments shared about their schemes and programmes including, Education Department, State Legal Service Authority Kohima, Municipal Affairs, Lead Bank, Medical Department and Skills Development and Entrepreneurs. The programme was organised by Kohima Municipal Council.
(Page News Service)