PASIGHAT, April 25 - A mega health camp organised jointly by the Mukhya Mantri Rogi Kalyan Kosh of East Siang district and the First Referral Unit, Ruksin, got under way today.
Doctors are providing free treatment, while laboratory and diagnostic machines are also being used in the two-day camp.
Opening the health camp at the Govt HS School here this morning, East Siang DC Dr Kinny Singh said the initiative has been taken by the Arunachal Government for poor patients. She hoped that poor families in rural areas would immensely benefit from the camp.
As many as 962 patients were registered on the inaugural day. The camp is drawing huge crowds from Siang district and Dhemaji in Assam. It will conclude on Friday.