Mr.S.T.Chellapandian, Minister for Labour, Tamil Nadu cut the ribbon and inaugurated the handing over function in the presence of Mr.Ashish Kumar IAS, District Collector, Thoothukudi.
Materials comprising cots, mattresses, bedside lockers, bed sheets and pillow covers were handed over to the hospital and will be used for the benefit of patients in the new building constructed recently.
While speaking at the function, Mr.Ashish Kumar lauded the efforts of Sterlite for its initiatives to improve the quality of people in the district. Mr.P.Ramnath, Chief Executive Officer, Sterlite Copper listed out various initiatives being carried out by the corporate for the benefit of public in Thoothukudi.
Sterlite has recently constructed paediatric block at a cost of Rs 80 lakh in the premises of the government hospital. The company has also sponsored Rs 3 lakh to purchase medical equipment for the hospital.Sterlite has also been carrying out various health initiatives including project clean hand, medical and blood donation camps, running of 6 rural health clinics and construction of individual household toilets in the villages.
Dr. S.Krishnan, Dean, Thoothukudi Government Medical College Hospital, Col.S.Krishnan, General Manager, Administration & Security, Dr.R.Kailasam, Chief Medical Officer, R.Rajasekarapandy, Head – Corporate Social Responsibility, Sterlite Copper were also present during the event.