New Delhi: Union Cabinet Minister of Power and New & Renewable Energy RK Singh inaugurated REC Limited’s CSR initiative for procurement, operation and maintenance of ten Mobile Health Clinics (MHC) at Sadar Hospital, Aarah, Bhojpur District Bihar. The total cost of the project is Rs 12.68 crore which will facilitate operational expenditure for three years for the smooth functioning of the project. At the occasion, Minister RK Singh emphasized that the benefit of such projects should reach the poorest of the poor and people from the underprivileged sections of society in order to provide better healthcare facilities to all.
In his address, he further reinstated that active participation of the district administration and constant monitoring by all agencies involved in the implementation is imperative for the speedy and timely progress of the project. The event was also attended by REC Limited’s Director (Finance) Ajoy Choudhury, DDC, Bhojpur Vikram Virkar, Doctors for You’s President Rajat Jain, HOD (CSR) Bhupesh Chandolia and Sr. CPM, Patna Joginath Pradhan and other senior officials from REC, District Administration and DFY were also present at the ceremony.
The 10 MHCs, out of which three are exclusively for women, will provide door-step primary health care service to the underprivileged population across all 14 blocks of Bhojpur district in Bihar. Each MHC shall be equipped with additional basic equipment and shall have a four-person team including a doctor, a nurse, a pharmacist and a driver cum support staff. Free generic medicines shall also be dispensed to the patients. Each MHC will organise over 20 camps per month and see 50-70 patients every day.
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