The health facilities in the villages are also not at the reach of the people as the public health centres are located only in the towns. The people have to travel to the towns for availing the services. Despite the professed commitment by the government to provide primary healthcare to people in the rural areas, the system is riddled with unevenness and inequality. Majority of the institutions of medical care are urban oriented while the people of the rural areas have to confine themselves to the public health centres network and its non-functional referral system. Many of the primary health centres are without a doctor or adequate drugs to be administered at the time of emergency. Besides this the heavy commercialization of medical care in urban areas is also keeping the medical professionals aloof from the rural areas. In the emergence of allopathic health care system in the country today, because of the high cost, the new system is beyond their reach.
- Food distribution for the old people
- Distribution of medicines
- Medical care to the poor people through a dispensary
- Sponsoring medical camp, Health awareness camp in target villages once in a year and offering referral services