Complete with comfortable beds and first-aid facilities, the First-Aid Rooms in both South Point School and South Point High School are supervised by most responsible and caring Matrons. They take care of ailing pupils and provide basic medical aid. Doctors are called in, if necessary. And, in case of an emergency and if the pupil lives far, the School informs parents and organizes hospitalization.
*** Pointers are eligible for a special discount of 30% on the existing rates for several pathological tests at Belle Vue Clinic at 9 U. N. Brahmachari Street, Kolkata 700016.
*** A similar arrangement exists with Ruby General Hospital, located on the E. M. Bypass. Pointers as outdoor patients can get 15% discount on all investigations and diagnostic tests. In-patients are eligible for a discount of 15% each on all investigations and diagnostic tests, on bed and operation theatre charges.
*** The unique Students’ Safety Insurance Scheme, offered by the M. P. Birla Smarak Kosh (South Point), covers Pointers from Nursery I to Class XII, against accidents, 24 hours a day, anywhere in India. The insurance cover is provided by the National Insurance Co. Ltd. Apart from capital benefits, medical expenses incurred for such accidents are reimbursed, subject to a ceiling. The premium for this umbrella coverage is borne by the Kosh.
The Priyamvada Birla Scholarship will be awarded every year, starting from 2013, to meritorious students belonging to the low income group, pursuing their studies in under-graduate courses in Colleges and Institutes in West Bengal on Merit cum Means Basis.