New Delhi, July 19: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, who inaugurated the first ‘Aam Aadmi Clinic’ here on Sunday, said his government will open 1000 such clinics this year in the city.
The Delhi Chief Minister said: “The poor will get very good service here. This is a prototype clinic, and we will open 1000 more clinics this year.”
Kejriwal further said: “This is a very happy occasion. This clinic has been setup at a very low cost, it has been setup at a cost of around Rs. 15-20 lakh, whereas earlier setting up a dispensary used to cost much higher. This government is an honest one and there is no corruption in its functioning.”
Meanwhile, one of the employees of the clinic, Bhavna Sharma, said the facilities offered by the clinic will be of great help to the locals.
She added: “There are all kinds of medicines are available here like antibiotic, antacids, anti-diabetic. This clinic is open to all, this will be of great help to all those residing in slums nearby.”
AAP holds candle light march at Jantar Mantar
AAP workers on Sunday also took out a candle light march at Jantar Mantar to protest the murder of a teenage girl in Anand Parbat locality.
The 19-year-old girl was brutally stabbed to death allegedly by two brothers living in her neighbourhood for protesting against their verbal abuse on July 16.
Chief Minister Kejriwal, accompanied by his deputy Manish Sisodia, visited the victim’s family and assured them of all possible help.
(With Agency Inputs)