Mangaluru: MRPL donates Rs 1 crore for Endosulfan victims care in Beltangady

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Mangaluru, Jun 24: MRPL has provided financial support of Rs 1 crore under its CSR programme for construction of a new Palanakendra (Day care centre) at Kokkada in Beltangady taluk, Dakshina Kannada for the benefit of Endosulfan Victims as a part its Arogya Samrakshan initiative. 

MRPL senior offcials, Krishna Hegde M, GGM – HR, MRPL, Manoj Kumar A, CGM – administration, handed over the cheque for Rs 1 crore to Thimmaiah  (DHO) in the eminent presence of Mullai Mugilan, deputy commissioner, Dakshina Kannada district at the DC office. Navin Kulal, (nodal officer) and other officials of health and family welfare department, government of Karnataka were present on the occasion. This initiative is expected to benefit around 1,573 endosulfan affected of Belthangady taluk.

The health department of Dakshina Kannada had requested MRPL for a permanent building with all of the facilities as currently the centre is being run in a rental structure. MRPL has sanctioned a CSR grant of Rs 1 crore for the new disabled friendly permanent building for the day care centre which includes physiotherapy equipment to Palanakendra (Day care centre). This shall help the health department to provide special clinics and provision of treatment to affected individuals for improving the quality of life for victims.

Speaking on the cccasion, Krishna Hegde M, GGM – HR said that “MRPL under it’s Arogya Samrakshan CSR scheme specially focusses on strengthening district administrations efforts to provide essential healthcare facilities to the needy sections of the society apart from our other efforts. Our recent trials to provide artificial limbs to the endosulfan affected have given highly encouraging results.”




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