ITANAGAR, 23 Sept.: The Public Health Agency under Chief Minister Arogya Society has held a state-level essay writing competition for students in class 9-10 on the theme “Your idea of Arogya Arunachal – Wholesome Arunachal” to educate schoolchildren about Ayushman Bharat Pakhwada to commemorate the completion of four years of Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (AB-PMJAY) and one year of Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission.
The competition was widely publicized in print and electronic media. It received a good response and attendance was high, with over 100 essay submissions from 10 different schools in seven districts.
A “three-tiered selection process” was adopted to select the best essays, with the selection criteria being based on subject understanding, subject understanding, organization of ideas, originality and writing style .
Anil Yadav (Class 12, GHSS Itanagar) came first, followed by Paliza Techi (Class 9, St Alphonsa Public School, Naharlagun) who came second, and Lokam Yayu (Class 12, KV No 2, Itanagar), who came second. is ranked third.
“The competition has generated the commitment of students from schools and state implementing agencies of the CMAAY and AB-PMJAY programs, which, in addition to raising awareness, have also captured and sparked the aspirations and imaginations of young people. spirits of an Arogya Arunachal – Healthy Arunachal,” according to a release.
“A message that was common to all the writings was that Arunachal is already endowed with natural environments for healthy living, and that improved education, personal hygiene awareness, clean environment and Improved health facilities are some of the requirements for Arogya Arunachal.
“In many essays, students pointed to the lack of clean toilets in state health facilities and suggested that cleanliness is the essence of a healthy environment. A few cited the examples of the fight against the Covid pandemic and expressed the hope that they can fight any pandemic if everyone fights together, thus calling to stop chewing pan-ghutka and littering in public places.
“Many have identified substance abuse and rising cancer cases as issues of concern to society,” the statement added.