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VISAKHAPATNAM: RINL-Visakhapatnam Steel Plant under its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) activities reimbursed Rs.9.98 lakhs to the Pathology Department of Andhra Medical College (AMC) towards procurement of ‘Olympus Trinocular Microscope with multiple viewing' for diagnosis and teaching, retriever system, Olympus Research Trinocular Microscope with digital camera and ‘Laptop Computer with LCD Multimedia Projector' and related accessories, and other equipment.
RINL-VSP has been continuously supporting AMC-KGH towards medical care. In 2007, VSP donated Rs.5 lakhs for the development of Operation Theatres in King George Hospital. In August 2009, an amount of Rs.8 lakhs was donated for equipment for Dermatology Department of KGH. Renovation work of KGH's old mortuary is also being taken up by VSP at an estimated cost of Rs.30 lakhs through CPWD.
Thanking CMD of RINL for the support Principal of AMC Bhagya Rao explained the necessity of procuring the equipment as it is essential to diagnose the diseases of poor people and this equipment would facilitate in diagnosis for further treatment especially cancer and would also help in teaching to the undergraduates and postgraduates in Medicine.
CMD of RINL P.K. Bishnoi complimented AMC and KGH for their services in treating poor people and asserted that it was RINL's endeavour to support AMC and KGH in the years to come. The cheque was presented by Mr. Bishnoi to Dr. Bhagya Rao, Director (Personnel) Y. Manohar, Director (Finance) P. Madhusudhan, ED (Per &CSR) G.B.S. Prasad, senior officials of VSP and Dr. Bhagyalakshmi, HOD of Pathology, AMC were present.
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