10 September 2021 | News
CIL will contribute Rs 5 crores
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Coal India Ltd (CIL), under the Ministry of Coal, has signed an MoU with the Department of Health & Family Welfare, Government of Assam for strengthening the health infrastructure at the Silchar Medical College & Hospital, Silchar, the only Medical College and Hospital in Barak Valley Region, Assam.
In this new CSR initiative, CIL will contribute Rs 5 crores towards setting up an ICU facility and medical gas pipeline in the Silchar Medical College & Hospital which will benefit over 40 lakh people of the state.
The MoU was signed in the presence of Dr Himanta Biswa Sarma, Chief Minister of Assam and Health Minister Keshab Mahanta.
CIL and its subsidiaries have undertaken several high-investment, high-impact projects to help improve medical facilities across the country. Notable projects being the Medical College cum Hospital at Talcher in Odisha for Rs 492 crores, ‘Premashraya’, a home for children and their families seeking cancer treatment at Kolkata for Rs 41 crores, Support for Bone Marrow transplants of children suffering from Thalassemia for Rs 40 crores and a Cardiac Care Centre at Jharsuguda, Odisha for Rs 75 crores.