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Health-check up at Delhi metro stations
The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) in association with the organization, St John Ambulance Brigade will install special aid kiosks at 23 metro stations to offer medical facilities to commuters.


For commuters who fall sick while travelling by Metro, the DMRC would provide first aid at metro stations and will also arrange for ambulances in case of emergency. The special first aid kiosks will be set up at main Metro stations during the Commonwealth Games to provide prompt medical services to the Metro commuters.

Anuj Dayal, spokesperson of DMRC said, "We have shortlisted 23 Metro stations which are expected to have a high footfall during the Commonwealth Games. The kiosks will be set up at these stations. Each station will have a four-member team, trained in administering first-aid."

The DMRC has tied up with St. John Ambulance Brigade, a charitable organisation. Besides first aid, other basic medical facilities such as medicines and checking of blood pressure will also be provided.

While the first aid professionals will be from the St. John Ambulance Brigade, the medicines and other related equipment will be provided by the DMRC. Ambulances will be stationed at some strategic locations from where they can be rushed to the Metro stations in cases of emergency.

The customer relation associates of the DMRC, posted at every Metro station, are also being given first aid training. The station staff has also been given a list of the hospitals near their stations where unwell commuters can be taken.


Source: Governance Now