Advisor to Governor K Vijay Kumar and Chief Secretary BVR Subrahmanyam jointly flagged-off mobile medical van (MMV) donated by the Bharat Petroleum under CSR to treat the patients in rural areas of Jammu.
According to an official spokesperson, the mobile medical unit shall be operated by Work Hard Foundation, an international chain in healthcare, who have been assigned the contract by BP to cater to the rural population with a monitoring mechanism to track the health care of people.
The van shall be equipped with basic diagnostic equipment and medicines apart from a qualified doctor with paramedical staff.
Rajesh Sharma Territory Manager BPCL, J&K, said that initially 25,000 people will be covered by the mobile medical van. He also briefed that such vans are already a success in many other states and a lot of rural population is benefitted by such a healthcare initiate under CSR.