Tata Steel Iron Ore Mines touching lives through healthcare services in Odisha

India CSR News Network

JODA (Odisha): As part of its endeavor to improve basic healthcare services in its community Tata Steel OMQ (Ore, Mines, Quarries) division on September 9, 2016 gifted a Doppler Ultrasound machine along with an online UPS to Keonjhar District Hospital.

The machine was an utter need of the hospital and for many patients who are coming here for treatment from Keonjhar and its nearby areas. On this occasion, Pankaj Kumar Satija, GM (OMQ), Tata Steel and Mukesh Ranjan, Chief, Joda, Tata Steel handed over the Ultrasound machine to District Magistrate and Collector Keonjhar, Dr. N.Thirumala Naik, IAS in the presence of CDMO, Keonjhar, Dr Kabindra Prasad Sahoo.

dm-collector-keonjhar-dr-n-thirumala-naikinaugurating-the-ultrasound_-machine-in-presence-of-mr-pankaj-satijagm-omq-tata-steelSpeaking on the occasion, Mr Satija said, “Tata Steel is impacting lives by providing basic healthcare services in its operational areas through hospitals, regular health camps and doorstep health services. This is yet another step in this direction which will benefit many patients in and around Keonjhar district.”

In continuation to the healthcare services provided by Tata Steel, the company, as part of Tata Engage programme organized a health camp at Khuntpani Primary School. The objective of Tata Engage is to encourage and inspire Tata employees to experience volunteering and eventually pursue it on a regular basis. As part of this programme, eye scanning test and blood group test were conducted for over sixty school children. Tata Steel, Joda is organizing this type of camps in its periphery areas regularly.