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A Pact between the Military Station and AVBRH for In situ Medical Facilities

The MoU was signed by Brigadier Vinay Nair, Station Commander, PMS, and Dr. Chandrasekhar Mahakalkar, Chief Medical Superintendent, AVBRH, Sawangi, Wardha

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Raju Vernekar
Raju Vernekar
Raju Vermekar is a senior Mumbai-based journalist who have worked with many daily newspapers. Raju contributes on versatile topics.

INDIA. Mumbai: On Monday, an agreement was inked between the Indian Army’s Pulgaon Military Station (PMS) and the Acharya Vinoba Bhave Rural (Super Speciality) Hospital (AVBRH), Wardha, in the Vidarbha area, to provide in-situ medical services and health education sessions to all PMS soldiers.

The MoU was signed by Brigadier Vinay Nair, Station Commander, PMS, and Dr. Chandrasekhar Mahakalkar, Chief Medical Superintendent, AVBRH, Sawangi, Wardha. Other army officers and AVBRH representatives were present.

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The AVBRH will supply medical specialists to conduct free OPD at the Station, as well as medical and paramedical teams and ambulance evacuation facilities in the event of a large-scale emergency or accident on the Military Station, according to the agreement.

“Besides, the hospital will organize health camps in the villages and towns surrounding the Military station,” an official statement said.

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The AVBRH is stated to be a forerunner in integrated healthcare and has over 10 super specialties in the healthcare spectrum. It is one of the trusted integrated healthcare providers in Central India and treats patients across the country. It has ICUs for Medicine, Surgery, Paediatric, Neonatal care, Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery (CVTS), a Dialysis Unit, and Specialty-wise Separate Operation Theatres.

Ex-servicemen’s rally at Nagpur

In another development a rally was organized at Army Recruiting Office, Nagpur, located near Nagpur Railway Station for the Ex-Servicemen from Vidarbha region by Station Headquarters, Kamptee, under the aegis of Headquarters Uttar Maharashtra and Gujarat (UMANG) Sub-Area on Sunday.

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A total of 620 Ex-Servicemen and 10 Veer Naris (brave women) from Nagpur, Bhandara, Gondia, Chandrapur, and Gadchiroli districts attended the Rally. 

Major General Dinesh Hooda, presenting a memento to the Veer Nari at Army Recruiting Office, Nagpur. (Photo Credit: Defence PRO).

Major General Dinesh Hooda, General Officer Commanding (GOC), UMANG Sub-Area, was the Chief Guest on the occasion. In his address, he highlighted the need to take care of the Ex-Servicemen, Veer Naris, and Widows and to resolve their grievances on a priority basis. 

He also assured them that UMANG Sub-Area was committed to this crucial issue and will leave no stone unturned to ensure that the Ex-Servicemen, Veer Naris, and Widows are well looked after. 

The GOC also highlighted several welfare measures initiated by UMANG Sub-Area like special financial assistance to distressed Widows, Veer Naris, and disabled Ex-Servicemen, the creation of Sainik Aramgarh (rest house) near Nagpur Railway Station, Sanction of money through State Govt for comprehensive special repairs of Boys and Girls Hostel at Nagpur for children of Ex-Servicemen and establishment of dedicated Police Helpdesks in Nagpur, Chandrapur and Gadchiroli districts in efforts to reach out to Ex-Servicemen, Veer Naris and Widows staying in remote areas.

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  • Raju Vernekar

    Raju Vermekar is a senior Mumbai-based journalist who have worked with many daily newspapers. Raju contributes on versatile topics.

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