Panaji: – October 07, 2019 … Deputy Chief Minister, Shri Manohar Azgaonkar inaugurated a medical camp organized by Matrubhoomi Seva Pratishthan, in Association with other organizations at Sao Pedro, Old Goa today. The Camp coincided with the birthday celebration of Union Minister of State for AYUSH (Independent Charge), Shri Shripad Naik.
Padmashri S.P. Varma, Dr. Manoja Sharma, Shri Shrikrishna Kamat, Director (Operations), GSL, Dr. Datta Bhat Smt. Vijaya Shripad Naik, were present along with other dignitaries. S.P. Varma, presented Shri Shripad Naik Gandhi Global Family medals on the occasion.
During the camp several people were examined for various ailments related to eye, Cardiology, Dental, Diabetic etc and were given medicines. Besides this Yoga, Ayurvedic, Homeopathy and Blood donation camp were also held.
The Deputy Chief Minister, Shri Manohar Ajgaonkar is also holding the Tourism portfolio while addressing the gathering lauded the work done by AYUSH Minister Shri Shripad Naik for the promotion of Ayurveda in the country and especially for the people of Goa. Ayurveda he said is an age-old practice of treatment which is effective and affordable for all the people. Ayurveda in modern time is gaining popularity throughout the world. Regarding sports policy, he said with the implementation of the said policy students will strive to excel in the field of sports as well as in academic field. He urged AYUSH Minister to use his good office to get funds from the Union Government for the development of the state. He wished Shri Naik on his birthday.
Speaking on the occasion Shri Naik said that the Ministry of AYUSH is working effectively on various concepts of a healthy life to fulfill the goal of healthy India. He appealed to the people to avail the benefit of the medical camp.
The Union Minister and Deputy Chief Minister distributed medical plants to the people.
Dr. Dayanand Rao compered the function. Assistant Pvt. Secretary to MOS-AYUSH, and Defence, Shri Suraj Naik proposed the vote of thanks.