The Chennai Customs House Brokers Association ( CCHBA)in collaboration with
the National Hospital organised an elaborate medical camp for customs house
agents and their employees at the Allcargo Logistics premises in Tiruvottiyur
on March 22.
The association has been conducting periodic health camps and the last one
was held at the Aircargo complex. The present camp was inagurated by Chief
Commissioner of Customs of Chennai circle Pranab Kumar Das
Mr Das emphasized the need for periodic medical checkup for the employees
and their families in the stress driven work atmosphere.
President of the association K V V Giri said the association proposed to
conduct medical camps once in three months in all the 32 container freight
stations where the employees toiled day and night.
Mr S.Padmanabhan, Senior Member,The Chennai Custom House Brokers Association, urged the customs administration
to provide toilet facilities for a huge slum just behind the customs house
complex as a corporate social responsibility. Needless to emphasize the present
government giving imporantance to Swattch bharat, he said.
Mr Avinash of All Cargo Logistics welcomed the gathering. Mr Sabrish Mohan
Kumar Joint Managing director of National hospital assured the employees of
follow up treatment in his hospital for any ailment detected at the camp. The
hospital he said is running a trauma centre at Ernavur in North Chennai to take
care of truck operators operating in the port.
of Chennai customs brokers association said the eye dental cardiac care
specialists were available in the camp.