Special Correspondent

SALEM: Salem Steel Plant conducted a medical camp under its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) activities at Poolampatti village on Sunday.

TK Mazumdar, General Manager (Personnel and Administration) inaugurated the camp in the presence of the Panchayat president K Arumugam and other officials. Around 700 patients covering all age groups were examined at the camp. Medicines were given free of cost to the patients. Apart from routine ailments such as fever, respiratory tract infection etc, specific advice was given to the patients who were in need of further investigation and treatment.

Later, medical cards were issued to the patients. These cards give personal details and medical information such as weight, blood sugar , blood pressure reading, diagnosis of the ailment, treatment given along with medical advice.