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CSR Watch: Power Grid aligns CSR initiatives towards healthcare improvement

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New Delhi: Maharatna power PSU Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (PGCIL) has taken up sustained efforts for aligning its corporate social responsibility (CSR) with the vision of the government’s numerous development efforts for the country.

As part of the CSR initiative, Power Grid’s Executive Director (Northern Region – II) Kailash Rathore laid the foundation stone at Primary Health Centre (PHC), Mallanwala and Primary Health Centre, Kassowanna in Ferozpur District in Punjab in the presence of MLA Kulbir Singh Zira and Gurpal Singh Chahal, District Magistrate, Ferozpur.

The construction of buildings of Primary Health Centre (PHC), Mallanwala and Primary Health Centre, Kassowanna in Ferozpur District, Punjab at a financial implication of Rs 3.22 crore is part of many CSR initiatives that Power Grid is taking up in this district. Ferozpur district is one of the aspirational districts which has been assigned to Power Grid for its all-around socio-economic development and ensuring inclusive growth for all under the government of India’s flagship initiative “Transformation of Aspirational Districts.”


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This project will lead to infrastructure development in the district. The construction of more rooms will improve the basic healthcare facilities for the ailing. The provision for more rooms will enhance accommodation availability for a large number of patients that will lead to more recoveries.

Earlier, Power Grid had handed over three ambulances to district administration Ferozpur. In addition to this 282 sanitary napkin vending machines along with an equal number of incinerators have been installed in 217 Government Middle, High and Senior Secondary Girl’s and co-education schools of the district.

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