Biju Health Express: Free Bus Service For Patients Rolls Out In Malkangiri

26 October 2019

Panchanan Dash

Malkangiri: Biju Health Express, free bus service for patients, was flagged off by Malkangiri Collector Manish Agarwal from the District Headquarters Hospital (DHH) on Saturday.

With this two buses will run on a daily basis from Motu to Malkangiri and Janrapai to Malkangiri to provide free services to patients with their attendants to come from those areas to DHH Malkangiri.

Earlier on October 9, State Government's 5T Secretary VK Pandian along with Finance Secretary Ashok Meena and Director of National Health Mission Shalini Pandit had visited the DHH to take stock of the State Government’s ‘Mo Sarkar’ programme.

During the vist the team was apprised about the plight of patients coming from remote areas and a proposal to start a free bus service for them were given. Accordingly, the Biju Health Express was introduced today.

Manish Agarwal, Collector, Malkangiri

Ajay Kumar Baitharu, CDMO, Malkangiri