The Delhi Government will now bear all the expenditures related with road accidents. Not only Government will bear the expenses but will also encourage people people will help victims. Delhi’s Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal recently launched this drive named as Farishte Dilli Ke to motivate people who take trauma care patients to Hospitals. No matter what kind of Hospital it is, Government, Semi Private or even a Luxurious Private Hospital will now provide treatment to the accident victim and Delhi Government will pay the whole expenses. Though this scheme was launched in year 2017 but as Delhi Elections are approaching, almost every Political Party is proclaiming their social welfare efforts and Aam Aadmi Party is publicizing it very well in mediums in Newspaper, TV, Radio etc.
Apart from paying expenses of hospitalization and treatment to the accident hit victim, Delhi Government will also reward the person who will help victim reaching hospital with Rs 2,000 and a certificate. “Every life is precious to us, and we will do and spend whatever we can to save every life. I’m delighted to be formally inaugurating the Farishte Dilli Ke’ scheme, and I hope that every Delhiite can be a farishta’ one day,” Arvind Kejriwal said.
To assure this Farishte Dilli Ke scheme information reaches the needy people, the health department has directed all private hospitals and nursing homes in Delhi to put up permanent information boards in their premises at prominent locations.
“The possibility of survival increase by almost 70-80% if a person is taken to the hospital within initial one hour of his accident, it is also known as the ‘Golden Hour’ of his life, earlier people were restraint about taking accident victims to the hospital. We still recall how Nirbhaya lost her life, she was on the road for several hours before the police took her to the hospital. This Farishte Dilli Ke scheme is aiming to provide well-timed aid to both the parties ,victim and the helper.
Denial of such medical case by private hospitals and nursing homes would be a illegal offence and the Government will suspend Hospitals’s Certificate if such case is reported. Cashless treatment will be provided to victim of road accident, where the incident has occurred in Delhi, in any Hospital or Nursing Home provided the victim is brought or referred or transferred to the concerned private hospital within 72 hours of the case.
SOME OF THE HIGHLIGHTS OF DELHI GOVERNMENT’S FARISHTEY INITIATIVE
• As soon as an accident takes place, take the victim to the nearest hospital, irrespective of the cost of treatment. The chances of a victim’s survival increases manifold if they are taken to the hospital at the earliest.
• Delhi Government will bear the complete expenses of the victim’s treatment, since every life is precious
• Victims of any road accident that happens within the boundaries of Delhi will be eligible for this scheme
• The person who takes a victim to hospital will be rewarded and felicitated with a Farishtey Certificate.
• Road accident victims will be admitted for treatment in any hospital without any questioning.
Here is the scheme launch video from the official youtube channel of Aam Aadmi Party.
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