Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare Dr Harsh Vardhan along with the Union Minister for Human Resources Development, Smt Smriti Irani has inaugurated the “First Aid Post” at Shastri Bhawan.
In a bid to expand the network of healthcare of its beneficiaries, CGHS is opening this post at the premises of Shastri Bhawan. This unit will provide first-aid service like B.P.Monitoring/Dressing and other referral services to about 15,000 employees of various Ministries posted at Shastri Bhawan and other nearby Government offices. CGHS is already running five such health posts in Delhi. These are located at Central Secretariat, Parliament House,Vitthal Bhai Patel House, Supreme Court and Nirman Bhawan premises. Many employees avail basic emergency health services from these first-aid posts regularly.