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23 FEB 2012
MGL conducts Free Health Awareness Camp for Autorickshaw and Taxi drivers at Khopat, Thane

Mahanagar Gas Limited (MGL) has been contributing towards the health of auto rickshaw & taxi drivers through various CSR initiatives. In furtherance of this initiative, MGL organized a free Health Awareness Camp for the autorickshaw and Taxi drivers at Khopat on 23rd February 2012.

The camp was inaugurated by Shri R.P. Rajmane, Senior Inspector of Police (Admin), Traffic division Thane. While inaugurating the camp, Shri Rajmane appreciated MGL for its social initiative for the health and welfare of the auto drivers.

More than 100 auto and taxi drivers availed of the check-up during the camp. The drivers were overwhelmed by MGL's gesture.

The camp was organized in coordination with the auto unions, through a team of medical experts from Amelio Mediocorp.

Earlier, MGL had organized eye check up camps at various places in Mumbai, Thane, Navi Mumbai & Mira Road for auto & taxi drivers. Taking this initiative further, this health awareness camp was organized, where, in addition to eye check-up, blood sugar, blood pressure, spirometry and other preliminary tests were conducted for propagating healthy living among the auto drivers.First of these health camps was held at Wadala a few days ago. MGL proposes to organize more such camps for the benefit of auto rickshaw and taxi drivers.

In addition to the Health check-up of the auto-drivers, a general check-up on the health of their vehicles was also carried out during the camp. For creating safety awareness in usage of CNG, MGL's Mobile Safety Van equipped with audio visuals on Safety was stationed on the location for educating the CNG auto users.

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