Chennai, August 4: Deputy Chief Minister M K Stalin would inaugurate the free hospital constructed by Union Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment, D Napoleon, on August 6, Friday.
The Minister-actor has built this hospital at Veeravanallur, in Tirunelveli district. Children who become crippled due to problems in their muscles (muscular dystrophy) would be provided physiotherapy in this hospital for free.
Built on behalf of Jeevan Foundation, that "supports and strengthens the vulnerable and underprivileged sections in society irrespective of rural and urban for transforming the quality of life through technology", the hospital cost several crores.
It has facility for patients and their attendants to stay and avail of treatment.
Since it would be children who would come for treatment, the NGO has thoughtfully arranged for play areas for them.