The provincial Ministry of Social Development initiated the campaign called ‘My Year 2075’ as part of the Government of Nepal’s national programme.
Province No.1 Chief Minister Sherdhan Rai launched the campaign amidst a programme organised here this morning. The campaign incorporates various eight commitments for a healthy life.
These commitments include regular physical exercise, taking nutritious and wholesome food, regular health check-up, keeping house and community clean, staying away from alcohol and tobacco, becoming conscious of one’s and community’s health, living a stress-free life and abiding by traffic rules.
Chief Minister Rai, signing on the Commitment Letter on the occasion, said the country’s economic prosperity would be possible only when the citizens are healthy. He said he works out regularly.
Chief Minister Rai said this year is the year for laying the foundation of development and prosperity. He sought the cooperation from all sides for making the campaign of ridding the entire country of diseases successful.
Province Minister for Social Development Jeevan Ghimire said the yoga has also been incorporated in the campaign for a healthy life.
Province parliamentarians, government officials, industrialists and businessmen, civil society representatives and journalists signed on the Commitment Letter, expressing their commitment to abiding by the commitment.
An environmental sanitation awareness programme was also organised at the Koshi Zonal Hospital Chowk as part of the campaign today.