The ‘One Rupee Clinic’ initiative will be expanded beyond the city and will be available at Makhurd and Panvel stations.
From September, we will launch our clinic at Bihar on an experimental basis,” Dr. Rahul Ghule, Founder, One Rupee Clinic.
Ghule said that till now they have saved INR 25 lakhs of patients also doctors have helped in more than 50 railway emergency cases.
In last two months, we have done numerous blood tests, CT scans, MRI and other tests,” he added.
On May 10, the first ‘One Rupee Clinic’ was started at Ghatkopar railway station, followed by four other railway stations - Dadar, Kurla, Mulund and Wadala Road. The clinic at Dadar station has a specialist who provides consultation for diabetes and skin problems, the one in Ghatkopar has a heart specialist, the Kurla clinic provides gynecology services, Mulund’s one rupee clinic has a psychiatry specialist and clinic at Wadala provides pathology services to commuters.