Jamshedpur, Jan 9: Singhbhum Chamber of Commerce and Industries (SCCI) has written a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi requesting to restore proper medical service by reserving seats for high and intensive health service in Indian Railways and Flight service.
Vijay Anand Moonka, president, SCCI said that under the leadership of the Prime Minister, the country is achieving new heights of development with the new India model with new resolutions and is touching new dimensions day by day.
“But in different states of the country, various places where good superspecialty hospitals and good health services have not been available so far, patients from such places, states go to those bigger cities for treatment of serious diseases or emergency situations, where good hospitals are available. , In the country good health services are available lin cities like Vellore, Chennai, Coimbatore, Bangalore, Kolkata, Delhi, Hyderabad. Patients while being taken to these cities are taken with life saving equipments in sleeping position. In such circumstances, air ambulance is the only option in transporting patients, but its fare is so high that very few people are able to avail its facility. In such a situation, ordinary patients who need medical treatment in big hospitals of big cities but due to lack of proper time for their transfer, they are not able to take advantage of the treatment of specialty hospitals, as a result of which we have to suffer the loss of precious human life,” Moonka said.
SCCI requested the Prime Minister that in each train a coupe of 2nd or 3rd A.C should be developed as Intensive Care Compartment, in which oxygen and other life saving medicines, facilities are available. In this, patients will be able to reach the big hospitals of big cities with proper medical system at low cost. For this, additional fare can be charged by railways, airplanes, so that more and more people can take advantage of this and people’s lives can be saved.
Manav Kedia, general secretary of SCCI said that reservation of seats for high and intensive health service in rail and airplane and restoration of proper medical service will be a historic decision and work in the interest of the country and society.
A copy of this letter has also been sent to Union Railway Minister Ashwin Vaishnav, Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia.