Mumbai, Apr 11 UNI | 4 months ago

Maharashtra Governor K Sankaranarayanan today visited the Lifeline Express, the world's first hospital on a train, at the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Mumbai (CSTM).

The Governor interacted with officials of Indian Railways and Impact India Foundation and appreciated the work of the Lifeline Express in providing healthcare to the rural poor and the disabled across India, an official release here said.

The Lifeline Express, an initiative of the Indian Railways in partnership with IMPACT India Foundation, has so far served nine lakh poor disabled in rural India, free of cost.

The Lifeline Express is equipped to restore sight, movement, hearing, correction of clefts, epilepsy, dental treatment and other interventions, all free of costs.

General manager of Central Railway Sunil Kumar Sood, Impact India Foundation chief executive officer Zelma Lazarus, chief operating officer P M Rajasekharan and Lifeline Express chief executive officer Dr Rajnish Gourh among others were present on the occasion, it added.

(Posted on 11-04-2014)