Port Blair, Sept. 25: A Health Mela was organised at PHC KALIGHAT under 'AYUSHMAN BHAVAH CAMPAIGN' on 23.9.23. The Mela was inaugurated by the Up-Adhyaksh N&M Andamanm, Smti Jayanti Jyoti as the chief guest Panchayat Samiti Member Smti Nawri Tigga and other PRI Members attended the Mela.

Dr Shipra Mistry GDMO Ayurveda welcomed the gathering and briefed the audience about Ayushman Bharat Card, ABHA ID generation and the benefits of these schemes. Dr. Shalini Pradhan MO I/C PHC Kalighat gave a health talk on Non-Communicable diseases, currently prevalent diseases in the area such as Leptospirosis and Tuberculosis and also explained about the various services that will be provided throughout this fortnightly SEVA PAKHWADA. During this Mela, NCD Screening, TB screening, OPD Services (Ayush and Allopathic) and medicine dissemination was done for the general public. Yoga session was conducted and Organ Donation Pledge was also taken.

And at the end, the Chief Guest emphasized on the importance of AYUSHMAN BHARAT JAN AAROGYA YOJNA and requested general public to come forward and get benefits of these Government Health Schemes. The programme was attended by the hospital staffs, ASHAs, AWWs and local villagers. More than 60 patients benefitted from the Health Mela.