Pune: The Armed Forces Medical College (AFMC) Alumni association, undertook exemplary initiatives for holistic enhancement of health care at Kasurdi Village in Daund Taluka. The Armed Forces Medical College, along with the ALVL Foundation run by Dr Arvind Lal, the Chairman of Dr Lal Pathlabs (an AFMC alumnus himself) have carried out renovation of the AFMC Rural Health Training Centre as well as improvements in the Primary School of the village.
The re-dedication of the completely renovated RHTC was done, on 06 Aug 22, by Surg Vice Admiral Rajat Datta, AVSM, SM, VSM, PHS, Director General Armed Forces Medical Services, in the presence of Shri Rahul Shubhash Kul (MLA Daund). Lt Gen R Ramasethu (Commandant AFMC), Dr Arvind Lal and elected village leaders as well as government officials from the State Health Services. In his address, the DGAFMS announced a bouquet of contemporary and advanced medical services, which included multispecialty clinics, personalized investigations, prompt referral services and innovative community interventions including provision of potable water, and improvements to the school health program.
Kasurdi village has been functioning as the Rural Health Training Centre of AFMC, Pune since 2004 and has seen considerable health reforms under tutelage of this medical institute of excellence.