Pune Artificial Limb Centre gets Interactive Voice Response System
The Artificial Limb Centre -ALC in Pune city, now has a new Interactive Voice Response System (IVRS).
The system will enable the people from any part of the country to get medical advice on their limb injuries over phone. The service is expected to be useful for Civilians and armed forces personnel.
The IVRS will have a team of doctors, including senior army officers available on phones to give relevant advice.
The Artificial Limb Centre was initially set up to give prosthetics to disabled personnel of the armed forces. However, the service was extended to other people from 1951 onwards.