News & Announcement
Hand-wash programme held in Namchi under Poshan Maah 2019
Namchi, 09 Sept (IPR): As a part of Poshan Maah 2019, an intensive hand-wash programme amongst the students of Old Primary School was held in Namchi today.
The programme organized by Social Justice & Welfare Department had the presence of CDPO (Namchi), Mr. Laxman Tamang, District Programme Officer, Ms. Jyothsna Khatiwara, District Coordinator, Mr. Sailendra Chettri, Supervisor Namchi, Mr. Norbu Lepcha, alongside teachers and school staff. This hand-wash programme was observed in various schools around the District.
This programme is aimed to improve awareness on the importance of washing hands with soap so as to prevent diseases. Additionally, information about the appropriate method of washing hand was also imparted by the officials.
It maybe mentioned here, a month-long activities will be undertaken under Poshan Maah in the South District which will comprise of Poshan Rally, Drama competition, Community based events, Marathon and Scotty Rally. These activities will be held in coordination with Departments such as Education, Health and Police.