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Mobile Medical Units launched for the needy in BTR

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HT Correspondent
KOKRAJHAR, Aug 12: The chief executive member of Bodoland Territorial Region, Pramod Boro flagged
off the Mobile Medical Units (MMU) services under the mission of Rog Nirmul scheme, initiated by
government of Bodoland Territorial Region to cater to the needs of health services in remote areas in
the districts of Bodoland Territorial Region.
The flagging off ceremony was held at the Bodofa Cultural Complex, Chandamari in Kokrajhar on
Saturday.
As many as 20 mobile medical units (MMU) have been dedicated to the services for citizens which are
jointly initiated by government of BTR and Hans Foundation to provide quality primary health services in
the region.
CEM Boro also ceremonially distributed financial assistance cheques of Rs 5000 each among patients
surviving with chronic illness under the Rog Nirmul BTR initiative of the Bodoland Territorial Region.
Notably, the Rog Nirmul scheme, which has been emphasising for catering to the needs of health
services in far flung remote areas in the BTR districts and accordingly dedicated the MMU services that
was jointly initiated by  the BTR government and Hans Foundation.
“The initiative is to provide quality primary health services in districts of Bodoland region which will help
alleviate health disparities in remote areas by offering preventative and curative health care through
diagnostic and screenings services at the door step of community where health indicators are
comparatively poor”, Boro said.
“Our BTR govt is focused on ensuring the well-being of the people of Bodoland region. These initiatives
will undoubtedly strengthen our commitment to serve the healthcare needs of our people in the days
ahead,” Boro added.
Among others, BTR executive members Arup Kumar Dey, Ghanashyam Das, Dr Nilut Swargiary, Reoreoa
Narzihary, Dhananjay Basumatary were prominent attendees in the event.

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