Vedanta Hindustan Zinc Heart Hospital in Udaipur

Hindustan Zinc to up-grade 'Vedanta Hindustan Zinc Heart Hospital' in Udaipur, Rajasthan.

An MOU to upgrade the "Vedanta Hindustan Zinc Heart Hospital", Udaipur was signed recently between Hindustan Zinc and Rajasthan government in the presence of Hon'ble Chief Minister of Rajasthan, Shri Ashok Ji Gehlot. The MOU in this regard was signed, on behalf of Government of Rajasthan by Mr. C.M. Meena, Principle. Secretary (Medical Education) and Mr. Akhilesh Joshi, COO, Hindustan Zinc. Hon'ble Chief Minister highly appreciated the work being done by Hindustan Zinc in the field of Corporate Social Responsibility in Rajasthan.

Under the MOU, Vedanta Group company Hindustan Zinc would contribute Rs. 10 crore for the up-gradation of the said hospital. The Government of Rajasthan would meet the annual recurring expenditure required for full use of the facilities created in the 'Vedanta Hindustan Zinc Heart Hospital', Udaipur.

This hospital was built by Hindustan Zinc with the expenditure of Rs. 6.5 crore in the year 1999. Dr. S.K.Kaushik, Principal RNT Medical College, who was also present on the occasion informed that "with the time the number of patients have increased and thus the facilities also needed to be increased. With contribution of Rs. 10 crore by Hindustan Zinc, the facilities would now double and we would be able to look after much more patients." 'Vedanta Hindustan Zinc Heart Hospital' after the up-gradation will have 90 or more beds, 2 Units for cardiology and 1 unit for Cardio Thoracic Vascular Surgery.

A Project Management Committee has also been constituted under the Chairmanship of District Collector, Udaipur, Mr. Anand Kumar, to implement, monitor the progress and co-ordinate all the project related activities. The Committee will also have Dr. S.K.Kaushik, Principal RNT Medical College, and Mr. Ahmar Sultan, Associate Vice President, Hindustan Zinc as members.

The MOU ceremony was attended by Chief Secretary of Government of Rajasthan - Mr. T. Srinivasan, Principle Secretary (Finance) Mr. C.K.Mathew, Principle Secretary (to CM) - Mr. Srimat Pandey, Principle Secretary (PWD) - Mr. Dinesh Kumar Goyal, and the District Collector -Udaipur Mr. Anand Kumar. Mr. S.L. Bajaj CFO and Mr. A. Sultan AVP-CSR were present from Hindustan Zinc.

Hindustan Zinc, through CSR,is impacting the lives of more than 500,000 people in about 200 villages in the areas of health, education, livelihood, sanitation, drinking water and various infrastructure development activities, in the State of Rajasthan.

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