DELHI AUTOWALLAS NUMERO 1 TO RESCUE ROAD ACCIDENT VICTIMS TO HOSPITALS, POLICE & AMBULANCE SERVICES 2ND & 3RD: SATYENDER JAIN AT PHD CHAMBER

DELHI AUTOWALLAS NUMERO 1 TO RESCUE ROAD ACCIDENT VICTIMS TO HOSPITALS, POLICE & AMBULANCE SERVICES 2ND & 3RD: SATYENDER JAIN AT PHD CHAMBER

DELHI AUTOWALLAS NUMERO 1 TO RESCUE ROAD ACCIDENT VICTIMS TO HOSPITALS, POLICE & AMBULANCE SERVICES 2ND & 3RD: SATYENDER JAIN AT PHD CHAMBER

No.PR-162

February 16, 2018

New Delhi

DELHI AUTOWALLAS NUMERO 1 TO RESCUE ROAD ACCIDENT VICTIMS TO HOSPITALS, POLICE & AMBULANCE SERVICES 2ND & 3RD: SATYENDER JAIN AT PHD CHAMBER

Health Minister, Government of NCT of Delhi, Mr. Satyender Jain on Friday publically acknowledged the lead contribution of auto pullers in Delhi to suo motto come forward and take sight of writhing accident victims on roads to take them to the nearest hospitals to avail them of the first aid medical care leaving police and ambulance services at second and third position respectively.

Speaking at a National Conference on Technology & Innovations in Healthcare Delivery under aegis of PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry, here today, Mr. Jain for the first time disclosed that the Delhi government awards them with a petty incentive amount of Rs.2,000 for this humanitarian gestures though a few of them have an ulterior motive behind such benign gesture adding that police and ambulance services come to rescue of such victims with positioning number two and three respectively as it is these humble ‘Autowallas’ who play a lead role in public service where emergency medical attention becomes the utmost priority.

Elaborating on the success of ‘Mohalla Clinics’ in and around Delhi, Mr. Jain added that the Delhi Government would soon set up ‘5-Members Managing Committee’ in each Mohalla Clinics with 100 health volunteers attached to them to manage and monitor the efficiencies in such clinics with an annual honorarium of Rs.3 lakhs so that these clinics sustain their performance and possible deterioration in their services is plugged for good.

The Minister, however, clarified that Doctors and supporting staff in ‘Mohalla Clinics’ are not paid off in the form of ‘salary’ since the government rewards their performance with fixed incentives which continuously motivates them to render better and efficient medicare to the people of Delhi.

With the successful launch of ‘Mohalla Clinics’ in Delhi, the State government would also set up 24x7 call centres within these ‘Mohalla Clinics’ through which patients can make a phone call and seek emergency medical consultation including prescriptions in case the patient is unable to negotiate the distance for medical services, said the Minister.

He added that the Delhi Government would extend health insurance facilities for approximate two crores Delhites for whom it would also issue the health cards in which patients medical records would be available and the data registered in such cards would be owned by the patient alone and that no other authorities would have its ownership.

Among others who were also present on the occasion comprised Founder and CEO, Healers at Home, Mr. Kshitij Garg; Founder, Pee Buddy India, Mr. Deep Bajaj; Founder, Medimojo, Dr. Shikha Suman; Partner (Training), Business Insurance, Aviva India, Mr. Prithviraj Singh Chauhan; Head & Digital Transformation, MAX@HOME, Mr. Sameep Frank; Co-Founder, Trackmybeat Healthcare (I) Pvt. Ltd., Dr. Vishwakirti; Co-Chairman, Innovation Committee, PHD Chamber, Mr. V K Mishra including its Director, Dr. Jatinder Singh.

Ends.

Koteshwar Prasad Dobhal

Consultant (PR)