INDIACSR News Network
KORBA (Chhattisgarh): Fulfilling public health care need, with “Mission Health on Wheel, We go miles for healthy smile” NTPC Sipat looks after health problem of local project affected people by its out reach health program on mobile medical service.
It has dedicated it self to provide quality health care facility by the expert doctors of its Patanjali Hospital and paramedical staff. Under the aegis of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) it has launched regular health check-up camps from Monday to Friday in all project affected villages.
In this health check-up camps the expert doctors’ team provides free health check-up and medicines according to diagnosis. They also help people to develop their health knowledge and make them aware about the simple methods to keep themselves free from seasonal health problems.
Mobile medical service of NTPC Sipat was flagged-off by Arup Roy Choudhary, CMD, NTPC Limited on July 20, 2011 during his visit to Sipat. Since then this doorstep medical service has been benefiting more than 4736 nearby people. This year long door step health care practice has brought a great relief to those people who are residing in the remote locations. An essential service like medical treatment was more expensive in that days but NTPC’s free mobile medical service is like a boon for the old and children who can get it at their door step.
Besides mobile medical service NTPC Sipat organises other health camps, in association with Chhattisgarh Health department, it organises Family welfare camp, Hydrocele surgery camp, Eye care treatment camp and blood donation camp. In hydrocele surgery camp organised since 20-24 March, 63 patients got free surgical treatment. NTPC employees showing their goodwill to “Donate blood and save life” 56 employees and their family members donate blood to blood bank. Apart from these, pulse polio immunisation and DOTS centre is being running for betterment of tuberculosis patients. The health staff periodically conducts health check up of school going children and provide medicines for physical ailment and good health.