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World Mental Health Day observed to spread awareness on importance of mental health

Shillong, October 10, 2021(MMP): Today is World Mental Health Day. This day is being celebrated every year on October 10, to raise awareness and spread education about mental health issues across the globe and to mobilize efforts in support of mental health. The Day was first observed on October 10, 1992 as an annual activity of World Federation for Mental Health.

The theme of this year’s World Mental Health Day is ‘Mental health in an unequal world’. The Day provides an opportunity for all stakeholders working on mental health issues to talk about their work, and what more needs to be done to make mental health care a reality for people worldwide.

Meanwhile in Meghalaya  District  Medical  &Health Officer WJH District through District  Mental Health Program  Jowai  Civil  Hospital  Ialong  Observed  World Mental Health Day at Chutvakhu  Indoor Sports at  Jowai.

The theme this year is “Mental Health in an unequal World “Psychiatrist District Nodal Officer DMHP Dr AM Paswet said that mental health is treatable if diagnosed early. It is very important for the family to take them to psychiatric for treatment if behavior is different. She also said that subside also is one of the symptom of Mental problem and it can stoppable if treated early. She requested each and every one to treat mental patients equally.  MPP 

Justice Ranjit Vasanrao More appointed as Chief Justice of High Court of Meghalaya,

Shillong, October 10, 2021(MMP): A senior judge of Meghalaya, Justice Ranjit Vasanrao More has been appointed as Chief Justice of Meghalaya High Court. He replaces the outgoing Chief Justice of Meghalaya, Justice Biswanath Somadder who will take charge as the new Chief Justice of Sikkim High Court. MPP

KHADC member encourages students to go for Competitive Examination

 Shillong, October 10, 2021(MMP): Member of Khasi Hills Autonomous District Council, Paul Lyngdoh who represents West Shillong Constituency encouraged students to go for Competitive Examination. He said the state has earned the reputation of producing great personalities like David Syiemlieh, the former Chairman of UPSC, Neil Nongkynrih the renowned, musician Rudi Warjri and many others.  He also said that it is the duty of the parents, the teachers and the leaders of the NGOs to assist the students to achieve their goals.

East Khasi Hills Deputy Commissioner orders conditional opening of shops

 Shillong, October 10, 2021(MMP): Conditional opening of all shops (essential and non-essential) are permitted today from 9 am to 8 pm, East Khasi Hills Deputy Commissioner Isawanda Laloo informed today in Shillong. The notification came after request was made to the district administration and the recommendation of the Incident Commander and the Community COVID Management Team Meghalaya (CCMT), concerned. The conditions following the permission of opening of all shops include, mandatory wearing of double-masks (3-ply plus cloth mask) or N-95 mask. The deputy commissioner said that the CCMTs will be responsible for ensuring absolute adherence to protocols.MMP

 

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