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Collaborative awareness meeting addresses vital issues in flood-affected regions

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HT Correspondent

MORIGAON, Sept 17: Morigaon Zila Gramya Puthibharal Santha and Guwahati Ganasewa Samiti jointly organised an awareness meeting at Hariabil village, located under Kushtali Gaon Panchayat, to address crucial topics including social coexistence, environmental sustainability, maternal and child health, livestock protection, community sanitation, transparency, and rural livelihood development. The meeting was convened in response to the needs of flood-affected areas in the region.

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The awareness meeting was presided over by the local village chief, Madhurya Mohan Patar, and inaugurated by Dr Priyanka Bania, circle officer of Bhuragaon Revenue Circle. The event took place in the presence of officers from various line departments within the district and was moderated by the general secretary of MZGPS, Baladev Nath.

Key attendees at the awareness meeting included: Dr Chitraranjan Haldar, medical officer from Laharighat Zonal Health Center; Dr Dikshita Deka, agriculture sub-division officer from Laharighat; Mehdi Ari Hussain, field officer from the Public Health Technical department; Iddis Ali, field officer from the Silk department; Ganesh Pathak, manager from the Fisheries department; veterinarians Dr Manasjyoti Kalita and Dr Rahul Nath; officers from the PMKSY (Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana) and Joint Irrigation and PMKFBY (Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana) Service; district coordinator of Guwahati Ganasewa Samiti, Prabin Narzary; assistant secretaries of Morigaon Zila Gramya Puthibharal Santha, Naresh Nath and Gunendra Nath.

These officials provided valuable information to the attendees about various government schemes and facilities available. They emphasised the importance of active participation by the community in these schemes, particularly in safeguarding the health of children, mothers, and the overall well-being of the public, while also preserving environmental balance. The connection between health, a productive workforce, and national progress was highlighted during the discussions.

The meeting saw active participation from over 150 individuals, including ASHA workers and Anganwadi workers, who play vital roles in healthcare and community development in the region. This collaborative effort aims to address the unique challenges faced by flood-affected areas and promote holistic development.

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