Swachchta Fortnight observed in SA health centres

Port Blair
15 Feb 2017

In order to observe Swachhta Fortnight (Pakhwadas) from  February1 to 15, under Swachh Bharat Mission, all the Health Centres/facilities (District Hospital, Community Health Centre, Primary Health Centres and Sub Health Centres) of the South Andaman had conducted the awareness drive, cleanliness drive and sustenance drive at their respective jurisdictions.
On the occasion of sustenance drive, Mr Udit Prakash Rai, Deputy Commissioner (SA)/Chairman, District Health Society, South Andaman visited the PHC/proposed District Hospital Garacharma today to monitor the activities under Swachhata Pakhwada and level of cleanliness.
The Deputy Commissioner (SA) along with Dr. M. K. Mahato, Medical Superintendent, DH Garacharma and Mr B. Nagendra, District Programme Manager, DHS (SA) visited the wards and other units of the Garacharma Hospital and attained the stock of the facilities and its cleanliness.
He appreciated the doctors, paramedical staff  and cleaning staff  for their sincere efforts to keep the hospital premises neat and clean. Further, he informed that based on the performance of the facility on the parameters of  hospital/facility, upkeep sanitation and hygiene, waste management, infection control, support services and hygiene, the District Health Society (SA) under Union Territory Health Mission will felicitate the best health centre of South Andaman with the Kayakalp Award through cash reward.