Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari flagged off a Mobile Medical Van and dedicated it in the service of the people of Mumbai at a function held at Raj Bhavan Mumbai on Saturday (5th Dec).
The Mobile Medical Van will provide free health checkup, medicines and spectacles and arrange for essential surgeries of people from nearly 20 slum areas of Mumbai.
The Mobile Medical Van was presented to the R K HIV and AIDS Research and Care Centre by GIC of India RE from its Corporate Social Responsibility fund. It will be managed and equipped by R K HIV and AIDS Research and Care Centre.
Complimenting the R K HIV and AIDS Research and Care Centre for its medical service, the Governor said dedicated work for the poor, needy and the ill gives one eternal satisfaction. He complimented the organization for arranging for food and ration to more than 1 crore people during the Corona pandemic period.
Chairman of the R K HIV & AIDS Research & Care Centre Dr Dharmendra Kumar said that the Centre holds the world record of organizing more than 27000 medical camps all over the country. These camps had benefitted more than 3.55 crore people in the country, he added.
The Governor felicitated Corona Warriors on the occasion. Deepak Prasad, Director & General Manager GIC Re, Sandeep Soparrkar, Choreographer, Rani Poddar, Social Worker, Actress Pummy, Namdeo Kadam, Assistant General Manager GIC, Dr Viral Desai, Hitesh Patel were among those felicitated on the occasion.