Kohima, April 09 (NEx): Ikiye-Itovi Youth Front (IIYF) official delegation met the Principal Director, Health & Family Welfare, GoN, Dr. Kevichusa Medikhru at his office chamber on April 8th, 2021, to address public grievances in regard to Primary Health Centre, Satoi Sub-division Satakha, Zunheboto District.
The delegation was led by Kavi Awomi, President, Abel Achumi General Secretary, Vigaly Choppy and Aghakali Awomi Women affairs, and Vitoka Aye, Advisor, IIYF, who submitted a representation to provide at least one ambulance at PHC, Satoi.
IIYF briefed about the recent ill-fated accident which occurred between Ikiye-Itovi, Satoi area on February 22nd, 2021, and also submitted a recommendation letter of CMO Zunheboto and Medical Officer, PHC, Satoi requesting for allotment of Ambulance at PHC, Satoi, a press release from the Youth front informed.
In this connection, Dr. Kevichusa Medikhru said that the department has put on record and would give priority to provide ambulance after it is alloted and made available to the department.
The Principal Director, H&FW also said that he would look into the matter of public grievances and that there shall be no absence of Health Workers at any point of time in the Health Centre and assured to give Satoi PHC on priority.
Earlier, the IIYF officials also met Engineering-in-Chief, NPWD and served a representation to the department for ongoing construction of PMGSY Phase-IX batch (2017-18) between Satoi to Ikiye-Itovi for Quality workmanship as per the specifications of the work order and asked to obtain “Clearance Certificate” from the Join Council Ikiye-Itovi to ensure work satisfaction as per the work order before all the remaining bill are released to avoid any misunderstanding between the department and the two villages.
The IIYF mentioned that due to shortage of machineries by the concerned contractor the work is in slow progress and Ikiye to Itovi road construction is not yet constructed and appealed the dept to construct immediately and carry out physical inspection from time to time.
Further, the youth front said that in the event of failure to comply to the demands, IIYF would leave no stone unturned to pursue any form of action and may also invite legal action and the department would be held responsible for any consequences.