On 31st March, 2017, a Mega Health Camp was organized at Tamulikuchi High School, Dist. Kamrup (M) Assam in coordination with ESIC, Assam for health check-up of village people. All employees with their families and school students with their parents were treated at the Camp where various medical tests like Pulmonary Function Test, Spirometry and X-ray of PA view has been carried out under the leadership of Dr. Marium Kujur Borthakur, Administrative Medical Officer, ESIC, Assam.
The Mega Health Camp was inaugurated by Dr. (Mrs.) M.K. Borthakur - Medical Administrative Officer of ESIC, Assam. The president of M/s Purbanchal Cement Ltd. Mr. Sunil Kr. Agarwal welcomed all the concerned Medical Staff present at the Camp. In this Camp more than 9 Nos. of Doctors and 20 Nos. of paramedical staff rendered their services. More than 500 village people benefited out of the Mega Health Camp.
In the camp, school children and villagers from the villages close to the factory were also given free medical services along with all insured persons covered under the ESI scheme. This initiative undertaken by M/s Purbanchal Cement Ltd. in regard of health of all workers as well as villagers was much appreciated. Local youths from surrounding villages extended their cooperation to make the camp a grand success.
In the awareness meeting, Dr. M.K. Borthakur, AMO, ESIC, Assam spoke on the ESIC schemes, its benefit and procedure of enrolment for the employees and the employer. She also highlighted that the ESIS scheme is an endeavour to provide more benefits and coverage to the people of Assam. It has engaged private medical practitioner as Insurance Medical Practitioner (IMP) in areas where ESI dispensaries were not available. In Assam, presently there are 24 ESIC dispensaries and 14 IMPs.
Medicines worth 3 lakhs was distributed among the beneficiaries, 12 No ECG, 55 No RBS and 50 Haemoglobin test was done during the camp. However, 70 no beneficiaries were given pneumococcal vaccine.