SCR Introduces Door Delivery of Medicines to Employees/Pensioners-Why other Rly Zones can not introduce similar system.

No. 63/2020-2127-04-2020

No. 63/2020-21
SCR Introduces Door Delivery of Medicines to Employees
South Central Railway has been at the forefront of rendering best possible medical care services  to the employees  during the prevailing situation due to COVID-19 pandemic in the country. As part of the continuous efforts to provide best services, SCR under the leadership of Shri. Gajanan Mallya, has  initiated the supply  of essential medicines to the staff and retired employees at their door steps. To begin with, this  facility  has  been started across  three Divisions  of South-Central Railway i,e„ Hyderabad, Vijayawada and Guntakal.
The facility can be availed by Sending Railway Employees & retired Employees who are living in and around Vijayawada and Guntakal. Similarly, the facility is available to all Retired Railway employees living in and around Hyderabad and who are being served by Central Railway Hospital Lallaguda, Health Unit Moula Ali and Kacheguda. This  facility  is  particularly  useful to persons  suffering with chronic  health problems like Diabetes, Hypertension, Cardiac related diseases or any other chronic diseases etc.
Shri Gajanan Mallya, General Manager, South Central Railway  has  stated that the initiative will save both the time and risks  involved in commuting to the Railway Hospitals and will also enable serving / retired railway employees to adhere the strict rules of lockdown due to COVID-19.
Delivery of medicines is being done through the available volunteers / Scouts  of Civil Defence personnel. Moreover, the persons are being issued medicines up to 2 months requirement so as to avoid frequent visits for regular checkups to the Hospitals. In addition, a facility of Tele medicine & consultation support through WhatsApp video has also been started for addressing minor ailments.
To ensure that the facility is made available to all, the Mobile numbers of Doctors  & Pharmacists  of respective Health Units  have been circulated through various means of communication.
Further, the procedure for availing these services is also kept simple. A patient has to only  submit  their  Name,  UMID  Card  /  Medical ID  Card  photo,  Previous  month Doctor’s prescription photo and Address with Landmark to the WhatsApp number of their respective health Units for getting their medicines door-delivered.
Staff and Pensioners need to Send following details through WhatsApp:
1. Patient Name 2. Employee/Retired Employee Name  3. UMID Card / Medical ID Card photo
4. Previous month Doctor's prescription photo 5. Address with Landmark
Division wise WhatsApp Contact Numbers:
 Central Railway Hospital. Lal lag uda: l.Dr. Ramesh. Chief Staff Surgeon:9701370514
Health Unit. Moula-Ali:
1.     Dr. Muthyam Kumar. Sr. Consultant: 9701372501 2.Mrs. Padma Rani. Pharmacist: 9849085640
Health Unit.Jtachegtukii  1.     Dr. Raminder Kaur, ACMS: 9701372502 2.Mrs. Shalini, Pharmacist: 8686408534.
Health Unit. Guntakiil; 1. Venkata Rami Reddy. Chief Pharmacist: 8790651901 2. Ramarathanamma, Chief Pragmatist: 9885497932
Health Unit. Vijayawada: On Monday, Wednesday & Friday: - 7569305668, 7675928721 & 7569305636 On Tuesday Thursday & Saturday: - 7673927677, 7569305620 & 7013826171 Railway   Employees   &   Pensioners   are   requested   to   avail these   services   of   Door Delivery  & Tele-Consultation offered by  South Central Railway  and not to venture out from their homes  unless  warranted, by  strictly  respecting the lockdown restrictions imposed by the Government.
(Ch Rakesh)
Chief Public Relations Officer


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