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JHARSUGUDA: With an objective to reach out to the most vulnerable segments of the community at Jharsuguda by making them accessible to free quality health care services, Vedanta Jharsuguda today reached out to 860 beneficiaries in health care in partnership with Apollo Group of Hospitals, Bhubaneswar. In a single day, the specialised multi-disciplinary health camp provided free consultation, medicines and pathological services catering to six disciplines namely General medicine, Paediatric, Gastrology, Gynaecology, Cardiology and ENT.
Within its CSR Health outreach, this is a unique initiative by Vedanta to partner reputed Hospital groups across the state to provide specialised consultation to people of Jharsuguda and western region of Odisha at large. This camp was second in a series of planned health interventions with specialised agencies.
Organised at Satsang Bhawan today, the camp was inaugurated by Bibhuti Bhushan Patnaik, Collector & DM Jharsuguda in presence of Dr Damayanti Sahu, CDMO Jharsuguda. Also present were Dilip Ranjan Sahoo, Head HR, Aluminium Sector Vedanta Limited and other employee volunteers from Vedanta.
Speaking on the occasion, Bibhuti Bhushan Patnaik praised Vedanta’s effort to contribute towards augmenting existing health services and well-being of its neighbouring communities. He expressed his expectations for such desired initiatives in the future by Vedanta. He also commended Vedanta’s initiative to bring employee volunteers into the fold of CSR activities. Responding to Patnaik’s statement, Dilip Ranjan Sahoo added that Vedanta was delighted to see tremendous positive response, especially from the Senior Citizen’s Forum and appreciated the team of committed professionals and doctors from Apollo for their laudable efforts. He assured of continuous commitment in this regard in the future. The initiative has received widespread appreciation from people and stakeholder groups at large at Jharsuguda.
It’s worth mentioning that every year Vedanta reaches to more than 18,000 people through its Mobile Health Initiative at Jharsuguda.
The camp was coordinated by CSR & PR Team members along with members of Mobile Health Unit, Vedanta worked for the successful conduct of the event.