A delegation of the MDA government led by Chief Minister Conrad Sangma met Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare Mansukh Mandaviya in New Delhi today.
Besides Sangma, the delegation included Deputy Chief Ministers- Prestone Tynsong and Sniawbhalang Dhar, Health Minister Ampareen Lyngdoh, PHE Minister Marcuise N. Marak and Health Department adviser Gavin M. Mylliem.
During their meeting, they discussed a wide range of issues pertaining to the health sector in the State.
Meanwhile, Sangma in his tweet said that the delegation during the meeting with Mandaviya also thanked the Central government for the PM ABHIM (Ayushman Bharat Health Infrastructure Mission) scheme “that is immensely helping Meghalaya in bridging the gap of health infrastructure required in the State.”
Sangma further informed that the delegation requested for an additional 75 Sub Health Centres for the State which will serve as Health and Wellness Centers for proactive healthcare in line with the vision of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the PM ABHIM Scheme.
The delegation also met Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla to thank him for his recent visit to the State to inaugurate the CPA meeting for North East Speakers.