Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Talcher, Sep 3:
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today laid the foundation stone of Mahanadi Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, a Rs 492 crore CSR project of Mahanadi Coalfields Limited (MCL), in Talcher Coalfields.
The foundation stone of the ambitious CSR project in the country’s largest coalfield by a coal CPSU was laid in the august presence of Piyush Goyal, Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Coal, Power and New & Renewable Energy and Dharmendra Pradhan, Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Petroleum & Natural Gas.
Atanu Sabyasachi Nayak, Odisha’s Health and Family Welfare Minister, Tathagata Satpathy, Lok Sabha MP from Dhenkanal and Talcher MLA Braja Kishore Pradhan were among the distinguished people present at the ceremony, which was witnessed by a large gathering of people of peripheral areas of MCL.
MCL CMD AN Sahay, Director (Technical/Operations) AK Tiwari, Chief Vigilance Officer Deepak Srivastava, IFS, Director (Technical/Projects & Planning), JP Singh, Director (Personnel) PC Panigrahi and Director (Finance) KK Parida were prominent among the large number of company’s senior officers present on the occasion.
The MIMSR will have a 100-seat medical college with 500 bedded multi-specialty Hospital with the state-of-the-art medical facilities in Anatomy, Bio-chemistry, Micro-Biology, Physiology, FM, toxicology, Pharmacology, Pathology, Community Medicine, Laboratory and Library.
The project envisages a hostel for 300 boys, a separate hostel for 200 girl students, two blocks of Hostels for 100 interns, a hostel for 57 junior resident doctors and a 50-bedded nurses’ hostel.
It also includes 42 separate flats for faculty members, and higher accommodation facility for professors and the head of the institution.
Planned on the Smart and Green Concept with Building Management System by public sector construction major National Building Construction Corporation Ltd. (NBCC), the MIMSR campus would also have a modern Gym, Guest House and Shopping arcade.