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Uttarakhand : State in-charge Secretary Health Dr. R. Rajesh Kumar became a selfless friend, adopted a TB patient

In-charge Secretary Health Dr. R. Rajesh Kumar, becoming a friend of seven-year-old TB patient Zoya, adopted her and distributed monthly nutrition kits. In-charge Secretary Health Dr. R. Rajesh Kumar said that to fulfill the goals of Healthy India, Prosperous India, we have to take a pledge of public participation to make Uttarakhand TB free. Along with the common people, public representatives, NGOs, social institutions etc. became friends for helping TB patients. Accepting this challenge, we have to be a friend of every TB patient and cooperate in their treatment, nutrition so that our state can become TB free.

Let us tell you that the Nikshay Mitra TB Free India campaign was launched by the President on 09 September 2022. Under this, a target has been set to make India TB free by 2025. Hon’ble Governor Lt. Gen. Gurmeet Singh (SEN), Hon’ble Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami and Hon’ble Health Minister Dr. Dhan Singh Rawat have started Prime Minister’s TB-free India campaign in Uttarakhand last month at Raj Bhavan.

On the occasion of the launch of this campaign, Hon’ble Governor, Hon’ble Chief Minister, Hon’ble Health Minister and other dignitaries, to help TB patients, adopted patients becoming friends and distributed monthly nutrition kits to them. In-charge Secretary Health Dr. R. During this, Rajesh Kumar made a surprise inspection of Nursing College, Hostel, Construction Building of Hostel, Medical Education Department 108 Services and Secondary Reference Laboratory. During the inspection in the nursing college classes, the secretary in-charge was told about the cleanliness, less books in the library, water leakage by the students. On which the Secretary-in-Charge directed the Principal of Nursing College to take necessary action at the earliest. Giving assurance to the students, the in-charge Health Secretary Dr Rajesh Kumar gave instructions to the officials to improve the arrangements in the hostel. Along with this, the construction officer was also directed to complete the work at the earliest regarding the delay in the construction of the under-construction building of the Nursing College.

During this, Director General of Health (Acting) Dr. Vinita Shah, Program Officer Dr. Pankaj Singh, District Tuberculosis Officer Dr. Manoj Verma, along with officers of Health Department were present.