Daijiworld Media Community – Mangaluru
Mangaluru, Sep 8: A 34-year-old Malekudiya tribesman from Chikkamagaluru district will get medical care due to the intervention of social organisations and the media.
Tribesman Srinivas Gowdlu from Horanadu in Mudigere taluk remained motionless for almost a month in mattress within the District Authorities Wenlock Hospital just because his title was not there within the BPL card of his mother and father.
Nonetheless, Gowdlu will now bear free surgical procedure for his spinal cord injury underneath the Ayushman Bharat Arogya Karnataka beneficiary as a BPL affected person. The hospital authorities are anticipated to carry out the surgical procedure on Saturday.
Democratic Youth Federation of India (DYFI) introduced Gowdlu’s plight to public area after his mates approached the organisation as their repeated efforts to get free therapy on the authorities hospital for the tribesman failed.
DYFI leaders and mates intervened and received Gowdlu’s title included within the BPL card after which the hospital authorities moved his file without spending a dime therapy.
Gowdlu sustained a number of spinal accidents after he had a fall from a tree that he was pruning in his land on August 11. He was dropped at the hospital by his mates on August 12 with the hope of getting superior therapy free since he belonged to the BPL class.
Gowdlu was the only real breadwinner of the household along with his father being Manjappa Gowda and mom Yashoda with a bodily challenged elder brother Ananth.
When Gowdlu’s title was lacking within the BPL card that was issued in his mom’s title, the hospital thought of him to be belonging to the Above Poverty Line and was eligible just for 30% of the package deal that got here to Rs 60,000.
Hospital authorities requested Gowdlu’s household to bear the remaining 70% of the therapy value and likewise convey an implant price Rs 25,000 wanted for surgical procedure. Family and friends may elevate about Rs 1 lac donation that was spent on drugs and care.
The hospital has agreed to deal with him as a BPL affected person and Deputy Commissioner Ok V Rajendra has mentioned that the surgical procedure was scheduled for Saturday.
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