Public Health Department, Maharashtra and National Health Mission, government of India today dedicated ‘Two air conditioned Mobile Medical Vans’ to the nation in Jalna district of Maharashtra. The program was inaugurated by State Health Minister Rajesh Tope with a green flag. Rs 20 lakh cost van will be used to provide health facilities and state-of-the-art clinics in remote areas of the district.
The van will provide information of health schemes of the Central and State Governments and all types of check-ups, obstetrics, other treatments etc. Health Minister Rajesh Tope has said that 20 districts have been selected under this national campaign and this will make it easier to implement the national health campaign in rural areas. He further said that two air-conditioned vehicles have been provided for Jalna district, through which the poorer will be given 100 per cent free treatment. It has been ensured that 60 patients will be examined. Daily efforts will be made to improve the quality of health services under the National Health Mission.
Former Minister Arjun Khotkar, MLA Kailash Gorantyal, Zilla Parishad Chief Executive Officer Pratap Sawade, District Surgeon Archana Bhosale were present on the occasion.