Meghalaya chief minister Conrad Sangma has said that his government is focused on improving the healthcare facilities across the state. 

He said that despite COVID-19 throwing challenges before the government, it is ‘committed’ to ensure upgradation of healthcare services in state. 

“COVID-19 pandemic had posed a challenge for the government but the government with a synergetic effort is working to create better health care facilities,” said Meghalaya chief minister Conrad Sangma. 

He added: “Government is committed to ensure overall upgradation of health care services in the state.” 

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Meghalaya chief minister Conrad Sangma, on Friday, inaugurated two healthcare centres in West Garo Hills district. 

The new healthcare centres are: Community Health Centre (CHC) at Bhaitbari and Public Health Centre (PHC) at Chibinang. 

The Meghalaya CM inaugurated the healthcare centres in the presence of MLAs SG Esmatur Mominin and Abdus Saleh. 

Speaking at the inaugural function at Bhaitbari, the CM Sangma stated that the state government is “committed to ensure better health services” to the people of the region. 

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“…the inauguration of the new CHC is testimony of the Government’s efforts to make quality healthcare accessible to the people,” an official statement said. 

The Chief Minister expressed happiness that the long pending demand of the people for the upgradation of the Bhaitbari PHC could finally be realised. 

Meghalaya CM Conrad Sangma assured that the state government “will provide all support for manpower, equipment, accommodation for staff and other necessities required for the CHC to function efficiently”. 

Inaugurating the new PHC at Chibinang, Conrad Sangma said that the Meghalaya government has been working to upgrade health care facilities across the state.  

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He said that the “government has made investment to provide better healthcare services”. 

Conrad Sangma also inspected the proposed site for construction of a new PHC at Batabari in West Garo Hills district. 

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