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Posted on Dec 22, 11:39AM | UNI
Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda today declared noted wrestler of Haryana Yogeshwar Dutt as a Brand Ambassdor of Health Department for the promotion of its various schemes in the state.
Olympian Yogeshwar Dutt has offered his services voluntarily for this cause.
Mr Hooda also launched the Weekly Iron and Folic Acid Supplementation (WIFS) programme of Health Department by distributing folic acid tablets among children at a programme organised here. He also launched pentavalent vaccine under the state immunization programme as an ANM injected the vaccine to a child in his presence.
Haryana has become the first state to implement the WIFS programme and has become third in the country after Tamil Nadu and Kerala to launch Pentavalent Vaccine.
Congratulating Mr Yogeshwar Dutt on becoming the brand ambassador of the health department, Mr Hooda said that any state, society or area always got inspired from one who has made his state or country proud.
"Mr Yogeshwar Dutt has made the country proud at international level with his scintillating performance.
Haryana Government too has always given due honour to the sportspersons", he added.
Mr Hooda said that Yogeshwar Dutt was an appropriate choice for this task as he is role model for the youth and could effectively disseminate various welfare schemes of the Health department so that every child could be benefitted.