Every week, Dr V Soundarrajan, the head of a primary health centre in the village of Thanjavur district, harvests about 20 kilos of vegetables from the kitchen garden of the health centre, to feed 50 pregnant women who visit it for check-ups. He has been providing nutritious lunch for the pregnant women as an effort to bring down anaemia in pregnant women and infant mortality rate. By the help of sponsors he is able to help provide lunch on a daily basis to women in need.
The physician has also started constructing a children’s park on the hospital premises. Considering these efforts, the health centre has got an ISO certification.