JSPL establishes Healthcare Centre at Jamunda Jungle Village

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ANGUL (Odisha): JSPL Foundation, the CSR Arm of Jindal Steel & Power Ltd, established a Healthcare Centre at Jamunda Jungle village of Banarpal Block, Angul district. Dr. Basanta Kumar Panda, Chief District Medical Officer, Angul, today (02.08.2017) inaugurated the new facility which has been set up in association with Hewlett Packard (HP). Villagers can avail the health services with free Doctor Consultation.

Appreciating the initiative, Dr. Basant Kumar Panda, CDMO said, “District Health Administration welcomes such community oriented initiative by JSPL”. The District Hospital will extend all its support to make the health centre effective in providing basic services to the villagers, he assured.

Congratulating the CSR team, DK Saraogi, Executive Director (In-Charge) and Location of Head of JSPL, Angul unit said, “JSPL has been taken up several community based initiatives under its CSR programme to improve the quality of lives of people residing in the vicinity of its plant at Angul. This health centre will be supplementing the efforts by Government to provide better healthcare services to the villagers.”

The healthcare centre will provide basic health care services and refer the patient to the DHH, Angul for further care, in-case of severity. At present, services like General Health Check-Up, Vision Correction, Diabetic Check-up and others will be provided and in near future this will be upgraded to provide specialist consultation through tele and video conferencing with Fortis Hospital, Raigarh and Other Major Hospitals in Odisha.

Alok Malhotra, Head (HR&ES), Dr. B.K. Dash, Chief Medical Officer, Puspalata Satapathy, Head (CSR), Dr. Sanjeev Kumar Dwivedi, AGM, and other senior functionaries of JSPL were present on the occasion, which was attended by village representatives from various peripheral villages.

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