Tele-consultation and telemedicine facility was started between Bokaro General Hospital and Chasnala Dispensary under the guidance of Chief Medical Officer (Medical and Health Services) Dr. Pankaj Sharma and with the support of Executive Director (Collieries) BK Tiwari. CGM (P & A) Sanjay Tiwari, Chief Medical Officer (Medical & Health Services) Dr. Prakash Pandey, Additional CMO (Medical & Health Services) Dr. Varsha Ghanekar, Additional CMO (Medical & Health Services) Dr. S. Samaddar, General Manager (Tech.serv) S Banerjee, DGM (Finance & Accounts) S Singha, AGM (P&A) Ajay Kumar, Assistant CMO Dr. Poonam Kumari, PR Barik, Chinmoy Bansal, Rajesh K. Meena and the employees of Chasnala dispensary were associated with the patient Mona Devi during the treatment session .
During tele-consultation, the doctors interacted with the patient Mona Devi and instructed her to take necessary medicines for her treatment. The personnel working in the colliery like Chasnala, Jitpur etc. included in the Colliery Division of BSL can take advantage of this facility. Thus with the introduction of the facility of telemedicine, now patients from far-flung areas, if they want to seek the opinion or consultation of specialist doctors of BGH, can easily get it through video conferencing. In addition arrangements have been made to transport any serious patient in case of any emergency.