New Delhi: Power sector behemoth and one of India’s largest NBFCs, REC Limited through its CSR arm REC Foundation has committed financial assistance to the tune of Rs 4.33 crore under its corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiative to Tata Memorial Centre for strengthening cancer screening and basic cancer care services in 14 districts of Bihar as a part of their programme on promoting preventive health care.
The memorandum of agreement (MoA) in this regard has been executed between the REC Foundation and Tata Memorial Centre. REC Foundation's CEO Dr SN Srinivas and Dr Ravikant Singh, Officer In-charge – Homi Bhabha Cancer Hospital & Research Centre, Muzaffarpur Unit of Tata Memorial Centre, Mumbai have signed the MoA in the presence of REC Limited's Chairman & Managing Director Sanjay Malhotra (IAS), Director (Technical) SK Gupta and Director (Finance) Ajoy Choudhury as well as other senior officials of REC Limited.
Under the project, nearly 2,000 screening camps for oral, breast and cervical cancer across 14 districts of Bihar including Aurangabad, Bhagalpur, Patna, Gaya, Nalanda and Muzaffarpur among others, will be provided free of cost over a period of one year to over 1.50 lakh beneficiaries.
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