Gopalpur: Chief Minister Shri Naveen Patnaik haslaid the foundation stone for two large hospitals promoted by Tata Steelat Gopalpur and Kalinganagar. The two hospitals will have a combinedcapacity of 700 beds offering modern medical facilities to the people ofKalinganagar and Gopalpur. This initiative, in pursuance of the steelmajor’s corporate social responsibility objectives, will fulfil the longcherished dream of millions of people in the region for availing affordablequality health care in their vicinity. To be built at an estimated cost of around Rs. 115 crore, these hospitalswill have facilities in Medicine, Surgery, Anaesthesia, Gynaecology andObstetrics, Paediatrics, ENT, Pathology with ultra-modern ICU, EmergencyServices including world class diagnostic facilities. Both the hospitalswill begin with 200 beds each and the one at Gopalpur will gradually bescaled up to 500 beds.
Speaking on this occasion, Mr. Cyrus P Mistry, Chairman, Tata Steelreiterated Tata Steel’s commitment to a healthy and resurgent Odisha withthe company’s continued engagement in improving affordable healthcareinfrastructure through various collaborations to build hospitals andadvanced mobile medical units to serve the people in need. For setting up these “Tata Medica Hospitals”, Tata Steel has joined handswith ‘Medica Hospitals’, a Kolkata based healthcare specialist havingexpertise in implementing quality healthcare management systems in 100hospitals spanning across 22 states in India and 6 countries includingYemen, Myanmar and South Africa.
The foundation stones at Gopalpur and Kalinganagar were laid by Shri NaveenPatnaik, Chief Minister, Odisha, in the presence senior leaders of the state like Dr. Damodar Rout, Dr P K Panigrahy, Mr P C Ghadai, Mr Cyrus Mistry, Chairman, Tata Sons, Mr TV Narendran, Managing Director, Tata Steel, India and South East Asia, MrKoushikChatterjee, Group Executive Director, Finance & Corporate, TataSteel, Dr.Alok Roy, Chairman, Medica Group along with dignitaries fromGovernment of Odisha and other senior officials of Tata.