Meshack seeks financial aid from LG’s Relief Fund

Port Blair
22 Mar 2017

Mr Sanjay Meshack of Aam Aadmi Party, A & N Islands has requested for financial assistance from the LG’s Relief Fund for treatment of a 30 year old accident victim. Mr Vignesh, who met with an accident in February this year has been referred to MOIT Hospital, Chennai under ANIISHI Scheme and is now under treatment in the  ICU at MOIT for special care due to serious head, chest and facial injuries.
In a release, Mr Meshack said that as per the ANIISHI scheme, patients referred from by the GB Pant Hospital to Mainland empanelled hospital, are entitled  to Rs.5 lakh cashless treatment with to and fro journey for patients and attendant. “In this case, the approximate treatment cost would be around Rs. 20-25 lakhs as per hospital estimates. The family of the patient is very poor and they are unable to bear the expenses claimed by the medical authority at mainland,” said Mr Meshack requesting financial assistance from the LG’s Relief Fund.