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Nitish launches mobile therapy van for elderly people

Press Trust of India  |  Patna 

today flagged off mobile therapy vans which would provide basic medical assistance to elderly people, widows and other section who requires social security.

The CM flagged off mobile therapy vans to launch "Buniyadi Sanjivani Sewa" at a function here in presence of Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi and minister for Social Welfare department Manju Varma.

A total of 11 vans were send on the occasion to as many districts including Nalanda, Patna, Bhagalpur, Begusarai, Buxar, Muzaffarpur, Nawada, Purnea, Rohtas, Darbhanga and Samastipur.

The vans equipped with basic medical apparatus and accompanied by technical team would provide basic medical care to elderly people, widows and disabled in the districts.

The van is an outcome of a joint project of the World and the which is run by Social Welfare department, an official statement said here.

In time to come a total of 101 "Buniyadi Sewa Kendra" (basic service centres) would be opened in all sub-divisions for the purpose.

Work is in progress on setting up 87 such centres, the statement added.

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First Published: Thu, August 10 2017. 18:22 IST