11 July 2018 | News
The Nirali Memorial Medical Trust will create the hospital infrastructure with advanced facilities and install state-of-the-art equipment while Tata Trusts will be responsible for patient care and day-to-day operations
The Nirali Memorial Medical Trust, established by Mr. A.M. Naik, Group Chairman of Larsen & Toubro, will set up a speciality cancer hospital at Navsari, Gujarat and the Tata Trusts will manage the operations of the facility.
Nirali Memorial Medical Trust and Tata Trusts today signed an agreement to this effect, in the presence of Mr. A.M. Naik and Mr. Ratan N. Tata.
The mission of the proposed hospital at Navsari, the birthplace of Mr. Naik and the Tata group founder, Jamsetji Tata, is to benefit the needy sections of society in their fight against cancer. The hospital will be built on land long associated with the Tata group.
Mr. Ratan N Tata said: “Cancer needs to be tackled on a war footing. Mr. Naik’s initiative, which should be emulated, will go a long way in making cancer care affordable and accessible.”
The Nirali Memorial Medical Trust will create the hospital infrastructure with advanced facilities and install state-of-the-art equipment while Tata Trusts will be responsible for patient care and day-to-day operations.
The comprehensive cancer care hospital at Navsari will have facilities that range from clinical Pathology, High-end Linear Accelerator, Histopathology, Biochemistry, USG, Digital X-Ray and Mammography to CT simulators, Brachytherapy OPDs as well as major Operation Theatres.
The upcoming centre will also be a part of the overall network of cancer centres being established by the Tata Trusts across the country.