New Delhi/Bengaluru: Power Grid's Vishram Sadan has been inaugurated by Union Minister for Power, New and Renewable Energy in virtual presence of Dr Mansukh L Mandaviya, Minister of Health and Family Welfare, Chemical and Fertilizer presence of KJ George, Minister of Energy, Tejasvi Soorya, MP, Bengaluru South, Dr. Yatindra Dwivedi, Director (Personnel) of Power Grid, Dr Partima Murthy, Director, NIMHANS, Bengaluru and senior officials from Power Grid.
Addressing the public, Singh appreciated the noble efforts of Power Grid and said, "Poor people from far-flung areas will be benefited from this POWERGRID Vishram Sadan." He also talked about the strong power scenario in the country and the commendable efforts made by Government of India to provide affordable power to the common man.
Built at a cost of about Rs 23 crore, this 2-storey Vishram Sadan has 270 beds. The 55 rooms of this Sadan are equipped with all necessary facilities and are capable of providing the maximum possible comfort to the attendants of the patients.
Power Grid as a responsible corporate citizen has built similar Vishram Sadans at AIIMS, New Delhi, IGIMS, Patna, DMCH Darbhanga, KGMU, Lucknow, Guwahati and Vsadodara for the benefit of the masses. Such Vishram Sadans are also being constructed by POWERGRID at Ranchi and Jhansi.
Power Grid has played an important role in the field of rural development, education, healthcare, skill development, environment, drinking water, water conservation and sanitation by contributing to economic and social development across the country with its CSR initiatives costing about Rs 1000 crores.