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Army College of Dental Sciences gets BDL CSR support for modern equipment

BDL has contributed an amount of Rs 45 Lakh towards procurement of Cone Beam Computed Tomography (CBCT) equipment for Army College of Dental Sciences, (ACDS), Secunderabad
Army College of Dental Sciences gets BDL CSR support for modern equipment
Army College of Dental Sciences gets BDL CSR support for modern equipment

New Delhi/Hyderabad: Defence PSU Bharat Dynamics Limited (BDL), as a part of its CSR initiative, has contributed an amount of Rs 45 Lakh towards procurement of Cone Beam Computed Tomography (CBCT) equipment for Army College of Dental Sciences, (ACDS), Secunderabad.

The equipment has been inaugurated on Monday at ACDS, Secunderabad in the presence of Maj Gen R K Singh, GOC Telangana & Andhra Subarea and Chairman, Army College of Dental Sciences, BDL’s Chairman & Managing Director (CMD) Commodore Siddharth Mishra (Retd), BDL’s Director (Finance) N Srinivasulu, Army Officials, doctors and students of the college.

CBCT is a 3-D imaging modality, which allows collecting valuable diagnostic information for a range of dental and maxillofacial applications, including endodontics, Implantology, orthognathic, orthodontics, and oral and maxillofacial surgeries.

Speaking on the occasion Commodore Mishra stated that, “BDL as a part of CSR initiative is extending support to improve the health infrastructure in the country. The Cone Beam Computed Tomography equipment installed today will serve as a boon for the economically weak patients in addition to the retired defence personnel.”

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The equipment has been introduced for the first time in ACDS, Secunderabad. This equipment would help in enhancing the quality of dental care provided to the retired defence personnel and rural population. The Post Graduate students of the College will also be benefitted while pursuing their research and develop case studies.

BDL has been contributing towards improving the health infrastructure in the country as a part of its CSR initiatives. The company has extended its support for the construction of  1,000 bedded COVID-19 specialized hospital in New Delhi, procurement of 96 nos. of Deep Freezers for the Department of Health and Family Welfare, contribution has been made to provide oxygen support for patients at Visakhapatnam Institute of Medical Sciences, Visakhapatnam, organizing COVID awareness programme in Aspirational Districts like Visakhapatnam, Vizianagaram in Andhra Pradesh and Bhupalpally and Kothagudem in Telangana and contribution for the construction of Atal Bihari Vajpayee COVID Hospital at Lucknow. Recently, BDL has also contributed for the installation of an Oxygen Generator Plant at the Military Hospital, Secunderabad.

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