Bhubaneswar: Inauguration of medical college and hospital at Talcher by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has etched a historic milestone in Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives of Mahanadi Coalfields Limited (MCL) dedicated to the welfare of the local community.
In his closing remarks at the inaugural ceremony of Pabitra Mohan Pradhan Government Hospital at Talcher, which will function as future teaching hospital for proposed Medical College, Keshav Rao, CMD, MCL on Friday expressed his gratitude to the Government of Odisha for extending help to the company in its pursuits to meet aspirations of people.
MCL has handed over to the Government of Odisha a 500-bedded medical college and hospital, named Pabitra Mohan Pradhan Medical College and Hospital, at Talcher, which was established under CSR at a cost of Rs 492 crore.
He also thanked Dharmendra Pradhan, Union Minister of Education, Skill Development & Entrepreneurship and Pralhad Joshi, Hon’ble Union Minister of Coal, Mines and Parliamentary Affairs for their continuous guidance and support to the company.
Rao thanked all the public representatives, including Mahesh Sahoo, MP (LS), Brajakishore Pradhan, MLA Talcher, representatives of MCL employees unions, district administration and general public for their support to MCL.