Treatment availed by Over 1100 patients
India CSR News Network
HIRAKUD: A day long Mega Health Camp was organized by Hindalco Industries Ltd under its Corporate Social Responsibility Programme, on 19 Jan at Jamda UP school, Hirakud. The camp was aimed at treating and providing medical attention to inhabitants of Plant peripheral area besides an open invitation to all residents of Hirakud NAC. Over 14 Medical Specialists Doctors from Medicine, Eye, Orthopedics, ENT, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Pediatrics, and Surgery from Veer Surendra Sai Medical College Hospital Burla and Sambalpur attended the camp. Over One Thousand one hundred Patients were given free treatment and medicines. Many Octogenarians, Women with children, handicapped villagers with help of their relatives and others came to seek the medical assistance and free check-up. The sheer number of patients who turned up during the day was remarkable.
With the dawn of the day Hirakud geared up to host the Mega Health Camp and with Flower Bouquets the panel of Doctors and Parmedical staff were welcomed by Hirakud residents and especially the women folk that gave the camp a festive look.
Dr Kodanda Rao, Chief District Medical Officer, Sambalpur together with Mr Rakesh Mishra Head HR Hirakud FRP and Mr Shivanand Mohanty DGM-Corporate Affairs Hindalco Industries, inaugurated the Health camp by lighting of the sacred Lamp. Speaking during the inauguration Dr Rao praised Hindalco for the Health Interventions under CSR programme in which the general public gets benefited.
Present during the Day Mr. Rakesh Mishra, Head HR Hindalco FRP said, “We have been organizing Health Camps for the benefit of our community and people and we have got huge success in meeting the expectations of the people in such Health camps. The sense of ownership that people from the community show during such camps by facilitating, participating and benefiting out of this is tremendous.”
Present among others were Mr Soumitra Roy Head operations Hirakud FRP, Mr. Swarup Pattnaik Hirakud FRP, Other senior Hindalco Officials together with over 50 volunteers from local hamlets, youth across Hirakud NAC and Members of Senior Citizen Group and Hirakud Lawyers’ forum.
Mr. Shivanand Mohanty, thanked people especially the youth and Doctors for their enthusiastic support and participation and promised to initiate more such initiatives benefiting Hirakud.