Jorethang, Jan 16 (IPR)
The second day of the most sought after Jorethang Maghey
Sankranti Mela, 2019 themed ‘connect with your soul a festival of culture
customs and tradition’ organized by Maghey Mela Organizing Committee 2019
(MMOC) had Minister Human Resource Development Department R. B. Subba as the
Chief Guest. He was accompanied by the Chairman NJMC, Tika Gurung, Patron MMOC,
SDM (Jorethang) Tshering Bhutia, members of MMOC, Officials and public at
At, the onset the Minister offered his prayers at the Trikaleshwar temple. Thereafter he visited the AROGYA and CATCH Mela at Garib Uthan Bhawan. He then visited the department stalls put up at Jorethang playground. While, visiting the stalls the Minister appreciated the display which was put up by the concerned department representing their line of work.
The major highlight of Jorethang Maghey Sankranti Mela, 2019
was the installation of FibroScan
machine. This machine has been installed at Garib Utthan Bhawan by Department
of Healthcare which is free of cost for the public at large.
It may be mentioned here that FibroScan is a specialized ultrasound machine meant for screening of liver. This machine measures fibrosis (scarring) and steatosis (fatty change) in the liver.
The Chief Guest also handed over certificate and prize to the winners of the painting competition which was organized by HRD Department on the theme ‘Maghey Mela now and then ‘on the inaugural day. The first, second and third position in the painting category was scored by Tejas Kumar Rai, Ruma Lama and Ranco Group respectively. The Chief Guest also distributed welfare schemes formulated by the Health Department.