Mangaluru, Feb 26, 2018: Coast Guard Karnataka, along with Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd (BPCL) and KMC Hospital conducted a free Medical Camp at District Headquarter, Panambur on 26 Feb 2018 exclusively for the benefit of common folk including truck drivers, port users, beach users and other passer-byes. The camp was inaugurated by DIG SS Dasila, TM, Coast Guard Commander Karnataka. The occasion was also graced by Mr. CH Vinod, Territory Manager, BPCL.
A team of doctors and supporting staff from KMC Hospital headed by Dr. N Vamsi Krishna Reddy, Dr. Dhruv Gupta, Dr. Sumiya Noor Mohd Anver (from Sri Lanka) and Dr. Khyati carried out various medical check-ups for the general public which included Blood Pressure, Random Blood Sugar, Ortho, ENT and Eye checks. Reading Glasses were also distributed for free to the needy ones after initial check-up. The camp proved to be a great success and benefitted more than 50 people.
The Coast Guard Commander, Karnataka expressed gratitude to the officials from BPCL and the medical staff from KMC Hosptal for arranging such a camp achieving a noble cause.