Varanasi, May 2 (UNI) A group of Banaras Hindu University (BHU) doctors today left for North Eastern states to provide free health care to the tribal population in the region.
Led by Dr Sarveshwar Singh, Department of General Surgery, Institute of Medical Sciences, BHU, the team comprises 16 doctors, who will provide free health care and medicines to tribals in Upper Assam, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Mizoram and Manipur.
The medical team has embarked on the initiative under the auspices of National Medicos Organisation (NMO) and Seva Bharti, sister organisation of the RSS, NMO representative Dr Vijayant said here today.
He said the programme was started last year when a group of nine BHU doctors had travelled to the NE for the same purpose.
Dr Vijayant further informed a total 9,000 tribals were likely to be benefitted by the programme to be run from May 5 to May 9.
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