Health Minister honours COVID-19 warriors on Independence Day
Anti-tobacco awareness campaign flagged off
Jamshedpur: The 74th Independence Day celebrations in the city witnessed the honouring of frontline staff of various civic bodies and institutions for their contribution towards the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.
State Health Minister Banna Gupta, who unfurled the Tricolur at Gopal Maidan in Bistupur on Saturday felicitation of corona warriors, recognised officials and staff of three civic bodies – Jamshedpur Notified Area Committee, Mango Notified Area Committee, Jugsalai Municipality along with doctors and health workers of Tata Main Hospital and MGM Medical College and Hospital and the two COVID hospitals.� They were handed over a certificate of appreciation and a memento.
East Singhbhum deputy commissioner Suraj Kumar, senior superintendent of police M Tamil Vannan and other senior district administrative officials were present on the occasion. Social distancing norms were strictly in placed in the in the view of coronavirus. � Soon after unfurling the national flag at 9.05am, the Minister inspected the parade. During the function the minister also flagged off�anti-tobacco awareness campaign vehicle.
State health minister Banna Gupta inspects a parade during Independence Day celebrations at Gopal Maidan in Jamshedpur on Saturday. The function was also live streamed on the Facebook page of PRD East Singhbhum.
In his address, he said that the development of rural areas has been uneven in comparison to urban areas. However, the Government will work to ensure the development of rural areas. �We want to assure the people of the district that the administration is dedicated in ensuring all round development. The rural population would receive benefits of all the welfare schemes of the Government�, he noted.
�He also added that if administrative officials ensure the rule of law and police officials maintain law and order with mind and soul, then the state will achieve its goals.
Minister further said, Ram and Ram Rajya are ideals every Indian but we need to understand that Ram is preent in every poor. He went on to say that Prime Minister Narendra Modi during the launch of the UDAN scheme, had said that his dream was to see the �Hawai-chappal� wearing Indian citizens fly. It was Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren who made made several underprivilged labourers fly on an aeroplane during lockdown.