Bajaj Finserv and Impact India foundation inaugurate Lifeline Express in Barmer

Impact India Foundation founded by Zelma Lazarus in 1983 as part of National Plan of Action Against Avoidable Disablement with the active support of UNDP, WHO and UNICEF.

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BARMER: Bajaj Finance Ltd., lending arm of Bajaj Finserv, diversified financial service firm with Impact India Foundation launched the 185th project of Lifeline Express, hospital on train today in Barmer, Rajasthan.

The Lifeline Express will be based at Barmer railway station for a period of 20-days starting September 26, 2017.

It was inaugurated by Veenu Gupta, Principal Secretary, Health along with Ajay Sathe, Head – CSR, Bajaj Finance Ltd. and Anil Prem Sagar, Deputy Manager, Impact India Foundation.

Lifeline Express aims to provide free medical services to people suffering from various kinds of disabilities, mainly disorders of the eye, ear, nose, throat limbs etc.

It provides access to on-the-spot medical facilities and surgical interventions to underprivileged populace in smaller towns.

With seven coaches it has facilities of Operation Theatres, Pathology Lab, Mammography unit, Gynaecology Examination Room, Dental Unit, Pharmacy, Consultation Cubicles, X-RAY Rooms, etc. WiFi installed in the train enables doctors sitting in a metropolitan city examine patient’s x-ray reports and other images.

Doctors with different expertise will counsel and treat ailments like Cataract, Middle Ear problems, Cleft Lip, Cerebral Palsy, Club foot, Dental, Polio, etc. Oral, Breast & Cervical Cancer (Awareness, Screening & Diagnostic services). This team of doctors will also provide counsel on Family Health Services, Epilepsy and Stroke Prevention Program.

Ajay Sathe, Head- CSR, Bajaj Finserv says, “There is a significant majority of people who don’t have access to medical facilities and in some cases are troubled by ailments that can be cured easily these days. This initiative aims to provide world class medical facilities to these people.”

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