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West Jaintia District Medical Office organizes World Sight Day

Shillong, October 18, 2019 (MMP): The Office of the District Medical and Health Officer, West Jaintia Hills today observed the 20th World Sight Day in Jowai on the theme, ‘Vision First’. The programme was conducted under the National Programme for Control of Blindness & Visual Impairment. The Additional Deputy Commissioner, West Jaintia Hills District, Smt. R. Manners attended the function as the Chief Guest and addressed the gathering in which she highlighted the importance of taking care of the eyes as they are the windows to the world. Later, to create awareness to the public, a blind March was flagged off by the ADC from Ladthadlaboh to Lumpariat community Hall which was participated by Presbyterian Mihmyntdu School and St. Mary Mazzarello Girl’s Higher Secondary School.  MMP

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