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TPCODL launches mobile health dispensary for Cuttack district

7/01/2022 at 7:37 PM

Bhubaneswar, Jan 7: TP Central Odisha Distribution Limited (TPCODL) launched its second mobile heath dispensary for the benefit of rural communities of Cuttack district under its CSR programme.

The dispensary was inaugurated by Law Minister Pratap Jena in the presence of M Shenbagam, CEO, TPCODL and other senior officials of the company at its corporate office in Bhubaneswar.

The dispensary will cater to more than 5 lakh people of 90 Gram Panchayats of Cuttack circle at Salepur, Athgarh and Cuttack Electrical Division on a pre-designed schedule. The mobile dispensary will be equipped with a MBBS doctor, pharmacist, ANM nurse along with a driver and will provide free consultation and medication to the needy such as check-up, treatment, prescription of medicines along with any distribution of free medicines. The dispensary will function 24 days (except public holidays and Sundays) in each month.

The Company had launched its first mobile health dispensary in October 2021 catering to 8000 beneficiaries from the interior and remote locations of Dhenkenal and Angul. So far, it has reached to more than 75 Gram Panchayats including recent visit to a tribal village, Puptol in Kantol Gram Panchayat, which is located 16 km inside dense forest on the boards of  Dhenkenal and Keonjhar districts for 20 households.

“We have always kept our focus on improving the health service of our society. Such initiatives ensure that people have access to the healthcare facilities anywhere. I congratulate TPCODL for playing an active role in building healthy community,” said Jena.

“It has been our constant endeavor to extend our support and build a healthy community. This Mobile Health Dispensary is a testament to our commitment for enabling better and easier access to good healthcare. We will keep on working actively in future through various CSR initiatives towards the holistic development of the society” said M. Shenbagam, Chief Executive Officer, TP Central Odisha Distribution Limited.

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