Tata Steel BSL’s Mobile Health Care Unit In Odisha’s Keonjhar To Benefit Thousands Of Villagers

More than 4000 villagers of the area to get doorstep primary health care facility

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Gandalpada: Tata Steel BSL dedicated a mobile primary health care unit in  Gandalpada village under Guali panchayat in Joda Block of Keonjhar District of Odisha. 

Padmabati Naik, Sarpanch, Guali Panchayat and Bimala Naik, Panchayat Samiti member, formally flagged off the unit.  The village leader, Jharia Munda, Sanjay Sardar, unit head of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), Tata Steel BSL and Dipak Mahanta, field coordinator of the department were also present on the occasion.

Launched as part of the steel major’s CSR initiatives, the mobile unit is expected to benefit more than 2000 local residents. The unit, manned by a doctor, pharmacist and nurse, will provide primary health care services and will visit the village as per the prescribed schedule. It will provide health care at the doorsteps of the villagers and spread awareness about preventive measures for various diseases. 

In January, the unit had started providing service in the adjoining villages of Kanu Sahi and Kalmang reaching out to around 2000 residents.

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