After canteens, state govt launches Indira Clinic

After canteens, state govt launches Indira Clinic

After the launch of Indira Canteens in the city, the government has launched the Indira Transit Clinic to cater to the medical needs of the BMTC staff and commuters.

Transport Minister H M Revanna and Health and Family Welfare Minister K R Ramesh Kumar launched the clinic in the Kempegowda bus station in Majestic on Saturday.

Indira Transit Clinic is being set up in  collaboration with the Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation  and Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike under the National Urban Health Mission.

Primary health,  emergency, laboratory and ambulance services are available at the  clinic, which will function daily  between 7 am and 9 pm. On  Sundays, it will be open till  1 pm.

A doctor, a nurse and a pharmacist will be working in two shifts. Free generic medicines will be provided to the  patients.    

Speaking to the media, Kumar said the government intends  to open similar clinics in other district bus stations and at the Traffic Transit Management Centres to cater to the medical needs of KSRTC and BMTC staff and commuters.

"There is a plan to build a well-equipped hospital for corporation employees in a 36,000-sq ft land in Yeswanthpur,"  BMTC president N Nagaraj Yadav said.  

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