Shri Ashok Gehlot - Hon'ble Chief Minister of Rajasthan inaugurated the upgraded Vedanta Hindustan Zinc Heart Hospital at Udaipur on 11th June, 2013. Also present on the occasion were Shri Mangi Lal Garasia - Minister for Labour and Employment, Government of Rajasthan, Shri Mahenderieet Singh Malviya, Minister for Tribal Area Development and Rural Development, Government of Rajasthan, Shri. Raghuveer Singh Meena, MP - Udaipur and Shri Sunil Duggal, Chief Operating Officer of HZL, Shri Amitabh Gupta, CFO-HZL and other senior officer of the company.
With the initial cost of about Rs. 6.5 crore and up-gradation cost of Rs. 16 crore, the company has so far spent Rs. 22.50 crore towards the hospital. The MoU signed in December 1999 had asked company to incur an expenditure of Rs. 10 crore. But assessing the needs for further improvement and towards providing better facilities, the company agreed to enhance the expenditure to Rs. 16 crore.
The Hon'ble Chief Minister visited various labs and ICU Units and also interacted with patients and their relatives. Dr. S.K.Kaushik Principal RNT Medical college explained Hon'ble Chief Minister about the enhanced facilities and how much these facilities will benefit the people, particularly the poorest of poor.
Mr. Akhilesh Joshi, Chief Executive Officer, Hindustan Zinc expressed his satisfaction on the up-gradation of the hospital facilities.