Port Blair, Jan 05: Mr. Udit Prakash Rai, IAS, Deputy Commissioner, South Andaman, also the Chairman, Rogi Kalyan Samiti (RKS), CHC Bambooflat and Chairman District Health Society, SA; has inaugurated the “Hospital Patient Welfare Canteen”, at CHC Bambooflat under the RKS initiative, on 5th Jan 2018 at 9.15 AM, and dedicated the Canteen for the Welfare of the Patients’. The programme was held in the presence of Mr. Som Naidu, Joint Secretary cum Director, RD, PRIs & ULBs, Zilla Parishad members, Pradhans, members of the merchant association, community leaders, local department officers, doctors and staffs of the CHC Bambooflat Hospital.
In his address, DC (SA) informed the gathering that as per the demand of the PRIs and general public of Bambooflat area, RKS CHC Bambooflat has taken the initiative to open the canteen for patients who are forced to travel long to take any refreshment / food during their visit for treatment & investigations at CHC. Accordingly, through a fare process, tender to run canteen has been awarded to the local person. Further, he appreciated the effort of CHC and urged the MO I/c to keep vigil to maintain food quality and hygiene of the canteen.
Earlier, Dr. Shalini Singh Medical Officer I/c and Dr. Anit Chand Medical Officer presented the Chief Guest and Guest of Honour with floral bouquet. Dr. B. Bindu Kumar, Additional Member Secretary, RKS, welcomed the distinguished guests and informed that the “Hospital Patient Welfare Canteen of CHC Bambooflat is first of its kind of initiative under RKS in the entire A&N Islands.