Pench Tiger Reserve (PTR management held first medical check-up camp for field staff members and their familities in Surewani of Nagalwadi Forest Range (West Pench) on Sunday under the MoU signed by it with Rotaty Club of Nagpur Down Town envisaging for quarterly check-up for every staff member.
A team of doctors examined the members and prescribed medicines in needy cases. Two separate medical files are being maintained for an individual out of which one will be with individual and other with (PTR) Deputy Director’s office. Though it would be confidential it would help in the diagnosis of the disease and its consistent periodic follow-up through medical experts.
Over 65 Forest Guards, Jawans of Special Tiger Protection Force and other field staff got benefit of this camp, along with some of their family members. A similar medical camp is being organised tomorrow in Sillari in East Pench for the frontline staff members, said Dr Prabhu Nath Shukla, Deputy Director, PTR, Nagpur, while talking to The Live Nagpur on Monday.
A team of doctors and staff from Kingsway Hospital including Roshan Phulbandhe, Takeshwar Parihar, Raja Thakur, Jignesh Shah, sister Akansha Ghorpade, Sister Purva Awagadh and Darshana Dhanra examined the staff and guided them. On behalf of the club Nishikant Kashikar, Tushar Deshpande, Dr Vikas Ingale, Jagadish Joshi and others were present. Vijay Kadam, RFO, Vishal Chavan and Arvind Joshi co-ordinated the camp activities.