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Vertical garden inaugurated at Naga Hospital Authority Kohima

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By EMN Updated: May 17, 2024 11:41 pm
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Supongnukshi with Kohima Forest Division officials, doctors and staff of NHAK during the inauguration of vertical garden on Friday.

DIMAPUR — Chief Conservator of Forest (CCF), Department of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Supongnukshi on Friday inaugurated a vertical garden at Naga Hospital Authority Kohima (NHAK).

The inauguration of the vertical garden, implemented by the Kohima Forest Division, was held in the presence of Chisayi, DFO Kohima; Dr. Sevono Seletsu SFS, DCF Kohima; and medical staff of NHAK, an update stated.

Speaking at a brief programme after the inauguration, the CCF commended the medical team of NHAK for providing their services to the people of the state.

Stating that many external surroundings influence one’s mental and psychological health, Supongnukshi said a good and healthy environment with ambient surroundings are important factors for recovery of patients.

He further said that the installation of the vertical garden with improved air quality and aesthetic beauty, would aid in the well-being of everyone including the visitors of the hospital.

In his note of gratitude, Dr. Sendimeren Aonok, Managing Director of NHAK, said there is a bond between medical facility and nature and that they complement each other. He added that a sense of well-being will be created as one enters the hospital and see the beauty of the flowers and the plants. 

Aonok further lauded the efforts of everyone involved for the concept of the vertical garden at NHAK.

The chairperson, Dr. Neiphrezo Sorünuo, co-convenor Kayakalp, NHAK, expressed gratitude to the Kohima Forest Division for the eco-friendly initiative, and expressed hope to work together with the department in the future. Vikepu Tepa, chaplain, NHAK invoked God’s blessing.

It may be mentioned that Kohima Forest Division under National Clean Air Programme, installed the vertical garden at NHAK starting from the entrance, two-wheeler parking lot, ICU and between the wards within the hospital premises.

Plants having air purifying properties such as succulents, peace lily, bromeliad, syngonium and others were installed in the vertical garden.

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By EMN Updated: May 17, 2024 11:41:22 pm
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