Gangtok, August 3: A meeting of Steering and Governance Committee for Su-Swastha Yojana was convened under the Chairmanship of Shri S.C. Gupta, Chief Secretary, Government of Sikkim on 2/08/2021 at Conference Hall, Tashiling Secretariat.
The meeting started with a welcome speech by Dr. Pempa T. Bhutia, Director General cum Secretary, Health and Family Welfare Department followed by a presentation on Su-Swastha Yojana by Dr. Rinzing Lhamu, Director (NCD), Health & FW. The committee was apprised by the department with the action taken report and the current updates after the launch of Su-Swastha Yojana by Hon’ble Chief Minister of Sikkim.
During the general discussion, important issues pertaining to facilitation of enrolment of employees, operation of accounts for Su- Swastha Healthcare Management Fund were discussed for successful implementation of the scheme.
The meeting concluded with the decision to hold another meeting after 15th August, 2021 for reviewing with further updates and progress on the Yojana.
Vote of thanks was given by Member Secretary of the Committee, Shri. Karma Choppel, Additional Director (Acct.), Health & Family Welfare Department.
(Press release from Health and Family Welfare Department)