First out of the three proposed Diagnostic cum Therapeutic Multispeciality Health camps was organised at Dr Sushila Nayar Multispeciality hospital Utawali, Dharni, Amravati on 17th September 2018. Chief guest Shri S Chockalingam (Land Settlement Commissioner, Maharashtra) and others accompanying him paid their respect to Late Dr.Sushila Nayar by garlanding her bust.
The Program started with traditional bhajan and blessings of almighty, Ba, Bapu and Badi Behenji (Dr Sushila Nayar) followed by welcome of chief guest and all other dignitaries.
Dr S Chhabra (Officer on Special Duty) welcomed everyone. She shared the hurdles in establishment of the multispeciality hospital in the tribal area of Melgaht and the support and help provided by Shri S. Chockalingamji, (then Divisional commissioner of Pune). She also acknowledged the support of health and administration department of Amravati, Divisional commissioner and Collector, then and present DHO, CS. She also mentioned the support of Shri Dhirubhaiji and everyone from KHS and MGIMS, Sevagram.
Dr Nitin Gangane, Dean, Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences, Sevagram introduced the Chief guest, Shri Chockalingamji. Dr Gangane spoke highly about his many achievements, his work in humanitarian aid and how he successfully accomplished many large scale people friendly projects including better administration and about his interest in Gandhian ideology. Dr Gangane wished the camp grand success on his own behalf and the institute at Sewagram and Kasturba Health Society. Dr.Nitin Gangane felicitated the Chief guest.
Chief guest Shri S. Chockalingam inaugurated the camp by lighting the lamp. In his address, chief guest stressed the need of understanding the problems of the communities of the region and the need to provide to their needs. He also graciously inaugurated the implementation of the MJPJAY scheme of the Govt. of Maharashtra which is for the benefit of the poor and needy of the region. He also inaugurated the dental chair adding to all the facilities provided by this hospital. He wished the camp a grand success, assuring his help in every possible way. He also joined the administration in deliberations and gave suggestions for the betterment of the hospital.
Mr.Chockalingam was accompanied by Mr. Kale deputy director Land Department Amravati, Mr.Hattekar, Mr. Palve. Dr.Dilip O. Gupta H.O.D. Dept of Surgery, MGIMS was also present.
Dr.Santosh Singh thanked everyone especially Shri. S.Chocklingamji for taking time from his busy schedule. He also thanked Mr. Kale and all the collegues, ShriDhirubhaiji Mehta, President Kasturba Health Society, Sevagram, Shri. Tapadiyaji, Dr.Garg, Secretary, KHS Sevagram, Dr.Gangane, Dean, MGIMS Sevagram, Dr.Kalantri, MS, MGIMS Sevagram, Ex-Collector Mr.KiranGite, Present Collector Amravati, Mr.Kumar, Ex- Divisional Commissioner Mr.Rajurkar, Present Divisional commissioner , Amravati, Mr.Piyush Singh, and also Mr. Gajare, Tahsildar Dharni, DHO ,CS and all HODs, MGIMS, Sevagram, Mr.Kolhe, EMD In charge , KHS Sevagram. Dr.Shreemayi compered the programme
Total 326 patients took benefit of the camp, speciality wise 357 which covered the specialities of Medicine, Surgery, Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Paediatrics, Ophthalmology, ENT, Dental surgery, Orthopaedics . 22 patients were operated (3 Gyn + 8 Surgery+ 11 eye patients ) and 23 patients for Eye surgery were referred to Kasturba Hospital Sewagram.
Next monthly camp is scheduled on 17th December 2018.