Bhubaneswar:22/1/20: An orientation workshop on Intensified Mission Indradhanush 2.0 was organised by the Regional Outreach Bureau, Bhubaneswar at GKM Odissi Research Centre in Bhubaneswar today.
The workshop, organized in coordination with the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Odisha, was held under the chairmanship of Additional Director of I&PR dept, Odisha, Sailesh Malviya, wherein, State H&FW Special Secretary Manas Samantaray graced as the Chief Guest.
Speaking on the occasion, Malviya said, ” The Artistes hold significant importance in sensitizing people across the state which could help in achieving cent percentMinistry of Health and Family Welfare in the entire state and disseminate health-related information in remote areas of the state.” Folk dances such as Pala, Dasakathia, and Ghodanacha will be organized at 50 places in five districts of the state to sensitize the people, he added.
Besides, Director of the I&PR department, Odisha, Akhil Kumar Mishra, also highlighted the very crucial role Artistes play in sensitizing people on various issues through folk culture. He described the empaneled artists as the medium of reaching the people through art.
In the workshop, Child health Officer Sashibhusan Panda, and Immunisation Advisor, Dr. Anil Pattnayak deliberated on the benefits of Immusination.
This Apart, I&PR Dept, Delhi, Deputy director Smt. Gopa Biswas and eminent Play enthusiast Sri Gajendra Nayak deliberated artists about the process of reaching out to the people through folk dance.