As a part of its continuing effort to promote and inculcate health consciousness and well-being among the community people and plant personnel, the World Health Day was observed by the Vedanta Aluminium Ltd (VAL) at Jharsuguda.
Online PR News – 13-April-2010 – – As a part of its continuing effort to promote and inculcate health consciousness and well-being among the community people and plant personnel, the World Health Day was observed by the Vedanta Aluminium Ltd (VAL) at Jharsuguda.
On this occasion, health, hygiene and sanitation related awareness programmes and seminars were conducted at various schools of its peripheral villages Maa Samaleswari Nagar, Brundamal, Burkhamunda, Katikela, Banjari and Kurebaga.
Over 500 students participated in the drive to make it a grand success. Views were exchanged over enhancing the health standards and general well-being of an individual and the society.
A day long Mega Health Camp was also organised by the VAL at its company premises. The camp was aimed at treating and providing medical attention to inhabitants of the labourer colony besides an open invitation to all residents of the nearby peripheral villages.
Over 10 specialists from medicine, skin, eye, orthopedics, ENT, obstetrics, gynecology, pediatrics, and surgery from Burla-based VSS Medical College and Hospital, doctors from Jharsuguda and Sambalpur and resident doctors of the VAL attended the camp. Over 1,400 patients were given free treatment and medicines.
VAL COO Abhijit Pati said, "Vedanta is committed for the cause of people and the World Health Day brings us another opportunity to ponder over our duties and responsibilities to the society as a responsible corporate," adding we would undertake with more vigour such activities benefiting our community in future.
Vedanta CSR, PR, administration team and other senior Vedanta officials were present whole day to conduct various activities and the camp was coordinated by Dr KK Saran and Dr Tribikram Patnaik of the VAL, the note concluded.