Meramandali, September 5, 2018: As part of its Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives Bhushan Steel today dedicated a Mobile Primary Health Care Unit for the periphery villagers of its plant located at Kantabania in Dhenkanal district of Odisha.
Shri Rajeev Singhal, Managing Director, Bhushan Steel flagged off the Primary Health Care Unit. Present on the occasion included Shri Dharmananda Senapati, Zila Parisada Member, Hindol, Shri Pankaj Pradhan, Sarpanch, Kusupanga Panchyat, Smt Debashree Behera, Sarpanch, Sibapur, Shri Ujjal Chakraborti, outgoing Chief Operating Officer, Bhushan Steel, Shri Manikanta Naik, Chief, Corporate Services, Bhushan Steel, and other officials of the company, villagers from the periphery, etc.
Speaking on the occasion Shri Singhal said, this unit will visit the periphery villages as per the prescribed schedule to provide health care at doorsteps of the villagers and create awareness on preventive measures for various diseases. This is one of the many CSR interventions Bhushan Steel is planning for partnering inclusive growth of the region, he added.
Commending Bhushan Steel for the initiative Smt Behera said, we are happy for launch of this service as many of our villagers, unable to go to hospital, will get treated in the village iteself. We will provide all cooperation to staff of the mobile primary health care unit.
The unit has a trained doctor, a nurse and a pharmacist and necessary medicine. This will benefit about twelve thousand villagers from 11 villages including Sibapur, Kusupanga, Asanbani, Itap, Kurunti, Narendrapur of Odapada block, Nuagaon, Sarpa, Raghunathpur of Hindol block of Dhenkanal district and Talbahal and Ganthigaria of Baranpal block of Angul district.
After takeover of Bhushan Steel, Tata Steel has started work for a Model School at a cost of Rs 5 crore in Hindol block while another school is proposed to be built in Odapada block of Dhenkanal district.
About Bhushan Steel
Bhushan Steel Limited (BSL) isIndia’s fifth largest flat steel producing company with an existing steel production capacity of 5.6 million tonnes per annum (MTPA) as on March 31, 2018. It has India’s largest Cold Rolled Steel Plant and is one of the largest suppliers of automotive grade and high carbon special steel in the country. BSL recorded a gross revenue of US $ 2675.79 Million (INR 17,404 crore) in FY18. The organisation is spread across India with an employee base of over 5,600. On May 18, 2018, BSL was acquired by Tata Steel Limited through its wholly-owned subsidiary Bamnipal Steel Limited. Bhushan Steel was felicitated with several awards including Global Safety Award 2016 by Energy and Environment Foundation for outstanding achievement in implementing Prime Minister of India’s Swachha Bharat Mission, Environment Excellence Award 2016 from Indian Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Kolkata for its exemplary environment performance, Appreciation award for pollution control for 2016 by Odisha State Pollution Control Board, Ispat Suraksha Puraskar 2018 (for the performance year 2016-17) organized by the ‘Joint Committee on Safety, Health & Environment in the Steel Industry’ (JCSSI