Siddaganga Hospital and Research Centre (SHRC) Launches Shikshak Aarogya Scheme

Tumakuru, September 14, 2019: To commemorate Teacher’s Day, Siddaganga Hospital and Research Centre (SHRC), a leading super-specialty hospital in Tumakuru announced the launch of ‘SHRC Shikshak Aarogya Scheme’ for teachers today in the presence of Sri Sri Siddalinga Mahaswamiji, Pontiff - Siddaganga Mutt, S. Suresh Kumar, Primary & Secondary Education and Sakala minister of Government of Karnataka and G.B. Jyothi Ganesh, MLA Tumakuru. More than 300 teachers from Tumakuru participated at the event, out of which 15 senior and accomplished teachers were recognized and felicitated for their valued contributions in the field of education.

The scheme, following the saying “Tasmai Shree Guruve Namah”, will cover all teachers currently employed in private and government educational institutions across Karnataka. SHRC Shikshak Aarogya Scheme will ensure discounts on OP/IP investigations, bed charges and cashback on consultation charges on fixed days of the week.

SHRC Shikshak Aarogya Scheme is intended at providing treatment to all in service teachers and will also ensure health benefits post their retirement. However, teachers currently retired are not eligible for the scheme. The scheme will cover self, spouse, two dependent children and dependent parents (either parents or In-laws).

Speaking on the announcement of SHRC Shikshak Aarogya Scheme, Sri Sri Siddalinga Mahaswamiji, Pontiff - Siddaganga Mutt said, “Teachers are one of the strongest pillars of the society who impart knowledge and wisdom to all youngsters growing up to become responsible citizens. It is our duty to look after their health and wellbeing. In line with our aim to make world-class healthcare accessible to all, I am delighted that SHRC has launched SHRC Shikshak Aarogya Scheme with an aim at providing complete health benefits for all the teachers across Karnataka through regular checkups, treatments, therapies, etc.”

“On behalf of the entire teacher community, I would like to thank SHRC for this noble act for launching SHRC Shikshak Aarogya Scheme for the teachers. Such opportunities will help the teacher community to keep themselves healthy through best quality care and treatment available at SHRC within Tumakuru and not having to travel anywhere beyond. I would like to request all teachers to come forward and avail these benefits and lead a healthy and happy life,” said S. Suresh Kumar, Primary & Secondary Education and Sakala Minister of Government of Karnataka.

Commenting on the launch of announcing Dr Umashankar, Chairman – SHRC said, “At SHRC, we aim to provide best-in-class healthcare facilities and services to everyone at Tumakuru, thus helping them reduce their travel to other cities for clinical consultation and procedures. With SHRC Shikshak Aarogya Scheme, we want to reach out to all the teachers across the state and offer affordable and world-class healthcare services at SHRC. This is to ensure that every teacher availing our services are always in the pink of their health and continue to impart knowledge and inspire the youngsters for a better tomorrow.”

Eligible teachers can enroll at the hospital to get the benefits of SHRC Shikshak Aarogya Scheme or sign up during health camps conducted within school premises. One can also contact over Mobile number/Email/WhatsApp for more details at +91 9916600667/ for more details.

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