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NTPC begins 2nd phase of Telemedicine Centres at its 14 projects in tie-up with hospitals

NTPC Limited has begun the second phase of Remote Telemedicine Centres at 14 of its Power Projects and stations across India
NTPC begins 2nd phase of Telemedicine Centres at its 14 projects in tie-up with hospitals
NTPC begins 2nd phase of Telemedicine Centres at its 14 projects in tie-up with hospitals

New Delhi: NTPC Limited begins the second phase of Remote Telemedicine Centres at 14 of its projects/stations across India. NTPC's Chairman & Managing Director (CMD) Gurdeep Singh inaugurated the telemedicine centres virtually with C-DAC in the presence of Director (HR) DK Patel, ED (HR) MSD Bhattamishra and C-DAC’s Director-General Col. Asheet Nath (Retd.).

NTPC aims to make medical services accessible to all the remote locations of NTPC power plants. The Telemedicine centre would enable the employees and their families to have free consultations with specialist doctors from different fields. The patients would be connected to the doctors from within and outside the organization through video calling.

Heads of Projects/Stations of (Barauni, BRBCL-Nabinagar, Darlipalli, Farakka, Gadarwara, Kahalgaon, Kanti, Khargone, Koldam, Kudgi, Lara, Meja, NPGCL-Nabinagar, Pakri Barwadih, Rammam, Rihand, Talaipalli, Tapovan Vishnugarh, Vindhyachal), their CMOs, Heads of HR & Medical, and the IT team were present on the occasion.

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The beneficiaries of all these projects and stations can avail of telemedical consultation from NTPC doctors, specialists and doctors of corporate hospitals like Apollo, Medanta, BLK, SGPGI.

A total of 14 projects have been now added to the existing network of four projects. At the end of March 2022, another 10 more will be added, then there will be total 28 NTPC projects whose beneficiaries can avail of telemedical consultation.

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