Oct 28, 2009

India FDC on "Lifeline Express"

First Day Cover
Sobrescrito de 1.º Dia


Lifeline Express

Date of issue : 12 May 2009

The Life Line Express, in partnership with Indian Railways, is the world's first hospital on rails and has served 5,00,000 persons. It was launched by the Impact India Foundation in 1991. The main function of the Life Line Express is to provide medical and surgical treatment to the disabled in rural and tribal areas.

The Life Line Express comprises 2 operation theatres, post-operative recovery rooms, laboratory, x-ray facilities, an auditorium for workshops equipped with a TV and LCD projection facilities including a CCTV set-up connected to cameras in the main theatre, generators and other ancillary requirements.

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