Darjeeling, 08th August: Health check-up camp was organised on 24th July at the Colonel Villa in Darjeeling under the aegis of Kanchenjunga Trust and Project Reaching Out where 12 of the patients were referred to Manipal Hospital in Sikkim. Today, the said patients left for their treatment to Sikkim.
More than 150 patients were referred to Manipal from the screening camp, out of which 75 were from the Tukvar area. Out of those 75 people, 12 people have been sent to Manipal in the first phase on the initiative of Member GTA Tukvar Constituency Suraj Rai. Speaking in this regard Suraj Rai has said that the rest of the other patients will be sent to Manipal in the same way one group after the other. Besides, some patients from other groups have already reached Sikkim Manipal.
Some of those patients have been able to return home after undergoing treatment. Many people who have returned from CRH Manipal after undergoing treatment appreciated the high level of examination and treatment and care provided at the hospital. They also expressed their gratitude with an open heart for the humanitarian work of Basu Rai, Director of Project Reaching Out, and also thanked President Bimal Gurung.