SBI flags off mobile medical van ‘Sanjeevani’
Dimapur, July 3 (EMN): Commemorating the ‘SBI Bank Day’ and ‘International Doctor’s Day,’ the SBI Foundation, in partnership with Aida Don Bosco, launched the SBI Sanjeevani– mobile medical van for the rural areas of Dimapur– on July 1.
An update from Aida Don Bosco informed that the mobile medical van was flagged off by the chief medical officer (CMO), Dimapur, Dr. I Moatemjen, in the presence of SBI official, Salesian provincial Rev. Fr. Dr. Jose Kuruvachira, doctors and the staff of Aida.
It informed that SBI Sanjeevani would provide doorstep healthcare service and other medical facilities to the rural population of Dimapur under Chümoukedima sub-division.
Explaining the SBI Foundation, Rev. Fr. Joseph TT said, “SBI Foundation believes in a bottom-up approach for transforming villages and is committed to integrated rural development by adoption of villages.”
Speaking on the occasion, the CMO has stressed on the need of ambulance and medical van service particularly in Dimapur. He thanked the SBI Foundation for partnering with Aida in improving the socio-economic wellbeing of the rural population.
SBI assistant general manager and special guest, Abinash Hembrom said, “SBI is keen for socio economic development of the rural people. As such, it has formed a subsidiary SBI foundation in Nagaland. We believe the real and long lasting changes can only be created when we join hands and put efforts.”
He further thanked Aida for collaborating with SBI Foundation in carrying out activities and empowering rural lives.
Also speaking at the programme, the guest of honour Rev. Fr. Dr. Jose Kuruvachira has appreciated the contribution of SBI Foundation for initiating various activities irrespective of regional, linguistic, caste, creed, religious and other barriers.
Other dignitaries present during the programme included deputy CMO Dr. Antoli, doctors from Holy Redeemer Health Centre, Chümoukedima, and Palliative Care Centre of the Diocese of Kohima.