Indian Army organises free medical camp in JandK's Baramulla

Indian Army, under the aegis of Dagger Division, recently organised a free medical camp for people of old town Baramulla in North Kashmir. The Army organised the event 'Sadbhavana medical camp' in collaboration with Rotary club Pune and Borderless World Foundation. Number of doctors including gynecologist, eye surgeon and physician participated in the event. In the camp, 634 people turned up from adjoining areas of Baramulla and availed the facility. The aim of the camp was an outreach to alleviate the medical problems of the local populace and to build mutual trust, confidence and codependency between awaam and the Army. A medical check-up was conducted and medicines were also distributed among people. Sudarshan Natu, president of Rotary Club of Pune and organiser, said that he is part of a 17-member team who are on the fourth day of medical camp in Jammu and Kashmir with three other camps in the previous three days."The camps in all four places received an overwhelming response which makes me happy and we thank this place for that," he said. Dr Anushree Goswami, an eye surgeon said, "The response was very good. Medicines were given and those who are in need of spectacles were given those for free. We are very happy."Parvez Ahmad, a local resident said, "It is a very good initiative and very beneficial to the public. These type of camps should be done in the whole valley."