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Skoch award for Arunachal health insurance scheme

Press Trust of India  |  Itanagar 

The Chief Minister's Universal Health Scheme (APCMUHIS) has been rated among the top health projects in the country and awarded the Skoch award for Smart Governance 2015, an official communique said here today.

The award was received by Health Minister Rajesh Tacho during the 41st Skoch Summit held at Habitat Centre in recently.

The scheme was given Skoch Order-of-Merit Award for being among the top 12 health projects in the country.

Skoch Smart Governance award is an initiative recognizing top performing government organizations and those working with the governments operating at local, state and national level in the areas of health education, rural development, urban development, finance and security.

Chief Minister Nabam Tuki lauded the health department for their efforts and asked the officials to continue rendering their relentless services for needy people of the state.

He also directed that the left out families be enrolled in the scheme and the services be further improved for the benefit of the people, the communique added.

First Published: Fri, September 25 2015. 17:48 IST