Nagpur Division of Central Railway under leadership of Tushar Kant Pandey, Divisional Railway Manager awarded two more lifesaving important contracts for provision of 24 X 7 ‘Emergency Medical Room’ Service at Chandrapur & Ballarshah Station. The contracts were bagged by leading Chandrapur based Manwatkar Multispeciality Hospital through open tender basis for a period of five years. The Division is already running an Emergency Medical Room service at Nagpur Railway station by New Era Hospital for past 09 Months.
Ballarshah & Chandrapur Railway Stations situated in the heart of India caters various needs of boarding/deboarding as well as passing-by trains. Ballarshah Railway station is one of the main entry point of Central Railway has stoppage of all mail/express trains and lakhs of passenger pass through various trains through the important Railway station. The availability of EMR at these Railway Stations with a built in Mini ICU and pharmacy shall save human lives in Golden hours. Further, Ballarshah & Chandrapur Railway Stations also handles thousands of ‘Doctor on Call’ requests from the passengers falling sick during their train journey passing by this Division. The facility which would be available at Platform No 1 of both the stations shall have access to both platform and outside patients enabling the nearby locality to benefit from this venture. The facility shall also provide ‘Doctor on’ call service to passing by train passengers with a nominal fees of Rs. 100 on call. Further, it would provide free first aid to the Railway passengers in case of Rail accident. The facility shall be manned by professional Doctor and para-medical staff round the clock provided with an ambulance by New Era Hospital. The sick passenger shall be provided emergency medical service and shall be shifted to hospital of his choice. The quality of service and facility shall be ensured by Chief Medical Superintend, Divisional Railway Hospital, Nagpur and his team.
The formal contract in this regard today handed over to Dr. Prakash Manwatkar, promoter of Manwatkar Hospital by Smt. Sushma Mate, Chief Medical Superintendent Central Railway, Nagpur. In presence of Shri. Vijay Thool, Divisional Commercial Manager and Shri. Tara Prasad Acharya, CCI.
The Division is already running an Emergency Medical Room service at Nagpur Railway station by New Era Hospital for past 09 Months. It is pertient to mentioned that Emergency Medical Room facility are very important passenger amenity as evident from experiences of last 9 months of services provided by new era hospital EMR at Nagpur Railway station. During this period the facility save many lives by providing emergency medical service in golden hours by treating stroke cases, delivery cases, critical injury cases and several other medical complications in more than 10000 doctor on call services.
This initiative in order to ensure the medical needs of Railway passenger would also generate generating Rs. 6.2 Lakhs Non Fare Revenue during its contract period.