Maharashtra: Pregnant Woman Travelling From Karjat to Parel Gives Birth at 1 Rupee Clinic at Thane Railway Station
Baby born at 1 Rupee Clinic. (Photo Credits: ANI)

Mumbai, October 10: A pregnant woman travelling from Karjat to Parel gave birth at the Indian Railways' 1 Rupee Clinic at Thane Railway station on Thursday morning. The mother and the child are healthy and have been shifted to a hospital, reported news agency ANI. The mother reportedly complained of labour pain when the train was about to reach Thane station. Mumbai: 22-Year-Old Woman Gives Birth at Virar Station, Second Successful Childbirth in a Week.

Sensing the urgency of the situation, the fellow commuters decided to inform the Railway officials. The mother was admitted in Thane railway station's 1 Rupee Clinic, assisted by the railway employees, as it was still very early in the morning. The woman delivered a healthy baby in the clinic, reported ANI. New Year Baby Born on Moving Train: Mumbai Woman Delivers Twins on January 1, 2019 - One on Train, Other in Railway Station's Waiting Room.

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The 1 Rupee Clinic facility is available on the Mumbai railway platform on the local train network at Kurla, Bhandup, Titwala, Naigaon, Chembur, Thane, Mumbra, Nalasopara, Govandi, Kalwa, Grant Road, Virar, Mankhurd, Dombivali, Bombay Central, Panvel, Ambernath and Palghar stations.

Under the 1 Rupee Clinic programme, qualified MBBS doctors provide consultation at a negligible charge of rupee 1. The concept has been developed by Magicdil and Central Railways in collaboration. So far, over one lakh people have been treated under the 1 Rupee Clinic programme, said its official website.