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Saturday, May 20, 2023

Press Release No. 77/23


Health and Family Welfare Minister, Dr M Ampareen Lyngdoh today inaugurated the Lawbah Primary Health Centre (PHC) in the presence of Mawsynram MLA, Ollan Singh Suin, East Khasi Hills Deputy Commissioner, R M Kurbah and other Officers of the Health and Family Welfare Department at a programme held at the premises of the PHC at Lawbah, East Khasi Hills District.

Speaking at the inauguration function, Dr M Ampareen Lyngdoh said that the government is committed to ensuring better health services to the people of the region and the PHC is a testimony to the efforts to make quality healthcare accessible to the people both in urban and rural areas as well.

Dr Lyngdoh thanked all the stakeholders involved in making the dream a reality for the people of Lawbah and its adjoining areas, she urged them to keep on working diligently and to maintain teamwork in order to provide the best health services to the public. She further urged the public to work hand in hand with the department and also to take proper care of the building and its vicinity.

The minister assured the people that the government will provide all support relating to manpower, equipment and accommodation for staff for the PHC to function efficiently. She also thanked the Special Purpose Vehicle Society undertaken by the Lafarge Umiam Mining Private Ltd. (LUMPL) for the procurement of various machines and equipment used in the PHC which will further boost the success of the Health Centre. It may be mentioned that the PHC was built at a cost of Rs 4.19 crores.

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