Sree Chitra Institute | Photo: Prajith Thirumala
Thiruvananthapuram: Free treatment under the Karunya Arogya Suraksha Padhathi (KASP) will be available at Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology by the second week of April.
Minister Veena George said that the State Health Agency has been directed to speed up the process. Sree Chitra has also been included in the list of hospitals providing treatment under the scheme.
A special kiosk of the State Health Agency will be set up at Sree Chitra. The staff will be given expert training on KASP’s free treatment and procedures. A family gets free treatment worth Rs 5 lakh through KASP.