Aarah (28.11.2022): Union Minister of Power and New & Renewable Energy R K Singh inaugurated REC’s CSR initiative for procurement, operation and maintenance of 10 Mobile Health Clinics (MHC) at Sadar Hospital, Aarah, Bhojpur District in Bihar. The total cost of the project is Rs 12.68 crore which will facilitate operational expenditure for three years for smooth functioning of the project. R.K. Singh said on the occasion that the benefit of such projects should reach the poorest of the poor and people from the underprivileged sections of the society in order to provide better healthcare facilities to all.
All the 10 MHCs, three 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 organize over 20 camps per month and see 50-70 patients every day.