Hailakandi district has been awarded as the best performing district of Assam under family planning for 2017-18 and 2018-19.Besides best performing district in overall family
planning, Hailakandi district has also bagged two other awards – best performing district in Intra Uterine Contraceptive Device (IUCD), Post Partam Intra Uterine
Contraceptive Device (PPIUCD) and Post Abortion Intra Uterine Contraceptive Device (PAIUCD) for the years 2017-18 and 2018-19 and best performing district in Injectable
Contraceptive (ANTARA initiative) for 2018-19.
“It was a moment of reckoning for Hailakandi district as it bagged three awards under family planning,” said district programme manager, National health Mission (NHM), DHS, Maruf Alom Barbhuiya.
Joint director of health services Dr. Abed Rasul Mazumder; district community mobilizer, NHM, Nafiza Khanam Mazumder; district family planning coordinator, NHM, Ahmed Kibria Laskar and ANM, Sudarshanpur SC, Lala, M Sumala Singha were present on the occasion.
Deputy commissioner Keerthi Jalli,IAS also congratulated the health team for the ‘excellent work’ bringing in laurels to the district.