Visakhapatnam Steel Plant completed 5000 free cataract surgeries

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VISAKHAPATNAM: The Rastriya Ispat Nigam Limited, the holding company of the Visakhapatnam Steel Plant (VSP), has completed 5000 free cataract surgeries in association with a private organisation in an eye camp held at Vadlapudi Rehabilitation Colony on 10 December under corporate social responsibility (CSR).

The eye camp was held in association with Sankar Foundation. Chairman and Managing Director of the VSP A. P. Choudhary, while reviewing the CSR initiatives of VSP, said more emphasis and thrust would be given to the CSR activities in the mining areas of Garbham, Madharam and Jaggayyapeta and for providing basic amenities in rural areas.

He stressed the need to conduct more and more medical camps in the neighbouring places including mining places which was the need of the hour, according to a release. In addition to catering to the needs of its neighbouring areas in Andhra Pradesh, VSP has also taken up several works in States like Orissa, Rajastan, Uttar Pradesh under CSR initiatives.

During the next three months, VSP was proposing to commission “Sanjeevan”  mobile cancer clinic, inauguration of hostels for SC/ST boys/girls at MVP Colony, Kapparada and Seetammadhara in Visakhapatnam, the release added.

(PTI)

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