Bhubaneswar: ARSS Infrastructure Projects Limited on Friday donated a life-saving Extra Corporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) machine to Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC).
The Corporation has decided to send it to SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack.
ARSS Infrastructure donated the ECMO machine as part of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) commitment in support of the war against COVID-19 pandemic.
Director, ARSS Infrastructure Projects Limited, Ankush Agarwal handed over the machine to BMC Commissioner, Sanjay Kumar Singh at Bhubaneswar Development Authority (BDA) office.
Singh said, “The ECMO machine will be given to Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery Department of SCB Medical College and Hospital where critical COVID patients can avail the treatment.”
President and CEO, ARSS Infrastructure Projects Limited, Sunil Kumar Agarwal said the company will donate another ECMO machine to the State Government in the coming days.”
The machine costs around ₹65 lakh and the ECMO kit, which consists of medical consumables, cost around ₹3 lakh.