Dipankar Mondal, aged 38 years from West Bengal, owns a petty shop in partnership with his brother. Individually, both brothers earn approximately Rs.6000/- per month. The brothers support 7 family members who live together in a joint family.
Dipankar was diagnosed with Single Vessel Coronary Artery Disease, because of which he was admitted to Manipal Hospital Bangalore as an emergency case and had to undergo PTCA + stenting. He was under the care of Dr. Anand Shenoy, an eminent cardiologist at Manipal Hospital. The Medical Social Work department of the hospital, assisted to raise funds, the billing department of the hospital helped by giving a good amount of discount and Manipal Foundation also contributed along with some payment from the family.
Dipankar is now well on the road to recovery as seen in the picture.