Med Aid for the Flood Hit

Published: 15th December 2015 04:13 AM  |   Last Updated: 15th December 2015 04:13 AM   |  A+A-


The A M Jain College in Meenambakkam, in association with Jain Medical Relief Society in Sowcarpet organised a medical camp on December 12 and 13 (Saturday and Sunday) at the college campus for flood affected people.

On Day one, a total number of 611 people belonging to the downtrodden sections of the society living in the suburbs of Meenambakkam, Nanganallur, Madipakkam, Velacherry, Pallavaram and so on, had free medical consultation and were given free medicines, worth about `5 lakhs. S Vijayakumar, Assistant Commissioner of Police, Meenambakkam inaugurated the camp. A Medical team comprising 10 doctors from three private hospitals including Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Hariharan Diabetes & Health Care helped the college in operating this camp.

As the camp entered the second day, additional doctors who specialised in Ophthalmology, Paediatrics and Gynaecology offered free consultation and medicines.

In addition to this, relief materials ranging from blankets, dress, basic medicine, biscuits, bread and water bottle were distributed to more than 5000 flood victims. This was coordinated by the college secretary Sardarmull Chordia along with Rajasthan Youth Association.

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