A new building for the Ex-servicemen Contributory Health Scheme (ECHS) Polyclinic at Painavu in Idukki district was commissioned on Sunday by Vice Admiral A.K. Chawla, Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Southern Naval Command.
The building was constructed by the PWD at a cost of ₹1.15 crore. Over 2,000 ex-servicemen are dependent on the polyclinic.
The inaugural function was attended, among others, by Roshy Augustine, MLA, and senior officers of the Indian Navy and the district administration, according to a communication.