A medical laboratory is getting ready for functionA new laboratory with facilities to undergo clinical tests will be opened within one week in the vicinity of my residence. It is set up by Edappally Service Cooperative Bank. The Bank is to run this laboratory charging the patients a minimum charge. The Bank do not expect any gain out of this. The expenses alone to be collected as fees from the users.
This is an extension of Bank's people friendly activities. There are already two projects running under the leadership of this Bank, a departmentso store and a medical shop. In both the sales are done with reduced rates. In medicines a minimum of 14 and a maximum of 40 percent reduction in prices are given. In the store also sales are done at subsidised rates.