Jamshedpur, September 6: Being Centennial Year of Lions Club International engaged in upliftment of the underprivileged for 100 years, the International Voluntary Service Organisation is focusing with the Centennial slogan: ” Where there is a need there is a Lion”.
Three Jamshedpur based Lions Clubs, Jamshedpur Steel City, Jamshedpur Tatanagar, Jamshedpur North on hearing the lack of basic health services in Narsing garh village about 70 kms from Jamshedpur near Dhalbhum conducted day long mega health camp on last Sunday in which general health check up with free medicines and eye screening was done by Dr Tapas Chatterjee, Dr Somnath Ghosh in which two hundred 200 people of that Narsinghgarh and other neighbouring remote areas were examined.
The team of doctors and Lion members were led by Arup Ghosh, Region Chairperson and Zone Chairperson Pranati Das. The camp was inaugurated by Centennial District Governor Rajnish Kumar along with noted social worker Solanki.
Thirteen villagers were diagnosed for cataract in which one of the patient Savitri Sahu’s condition was found to be very serious. A little bit delay might have caused brain cancer. She along with three other critical patients Harendra Nath Sur, Ajit Manab and Baban Singh were brought down to Jamshedpur and were admitted in Ram Manohar Lohia Netralaya, Bagbera for surgery which was successfully done by Dr .B.P. Singh and Dr. Poonam. Lions helped them get lenses and medicines.
Today all four of them were released and were sent back to their respective village under the supervision of Lion member. Zone Chairperson Pranati Das who was instrumental in taking Lions to Narsinghgarh along with President of Jamshedpur Steel City Vandana Mishra, Rekha Oraon and Region Chairperson Arup Ghosh took all care for their stay and treatment and were resent when they were getting released. President Of Jamshedpur North Ravi Saraogi, President of Jamshedpur Tatanagar Nupur Das, Manik Lal Ghosh, Gyan Singh and many other members took active part in the medical camp which was ably supported by the villagers.