Mangaluru, Nov 22, 2019: Kayakalpa Awards were presented to 29 government healthcare facilities in the district including Wenlock and Ladygoschen Hospitals at a function held at the DC office on November 21, Thursday. The Award is given under the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan.
Wenlock and Ladygoschen Hospitals received a cash prize of Rs 3 lakh each and citation while Bantwal, Belthangady, Sullia Taluk Hospitals received cash prize of Rs one lakh each. The Community Health Centres of Vittal, Moodbidri, Mulki and Vamadapadavu received a total cash prize of Rs 8.5 lakhs while certificates were also awarded to 18 primary health centres.
Deputy Commissioner Sindhu B Rupesh presented the Awards. District Health Officer Dr Ramakrishna Rao, Wenlock Medical Superintendent Dr Rajeshwari Devi, Ladygoschen Superintendent Dr Savitha, District Family Welfare Officer Dr Sikander Pasha, Wenlock Blood Bank Chief Dr Sharath Kumar and others were present.