Metro Railway conducts free health check-up camp for commuters
Kolkata: Metro Railway has organised free health check up camps for its passengers in all metro stations on Monday on the occasion of Dr Bidhann Chandra Roy's birth and death anniversary.
According to metro authorities, the health- check up camps were organised in association with Rotary International District 3291 at 24 metro stations.
Satyaki Nath, principal chief operations manager of Metro Railway, inaugurated the camps from Park Street metro station by lighting a lamp.
Other senior officers of Metro Railway were also present in the programme. Metro Railway authorities informed that a large number of daily commuters availed the opportunity and got their health check-up done free of cost at the metro stations. Doctors from reputed city hospitals were present in these camps. The volunteers in the camps checked the blood sugar-level, blood pressure, Body Mass Index (BMI), eye and general health of commuters.
Reports were immediately handed over to the commuters on the spot. According to metro officials, they have received positive response from the commuters regarding health check up camps. Apart from the camps, awareness posters on Thalassemia made by schoolchildren for creating awareness in commuters about the disease and its prevention were displayed at Park Street Station.