February 07, 2018

Tata Power organises free promotional health camps in Mumbai

Mumbai: Tata Power, India's largest integrated power company, has always contributed towards the health and wellness of the community at large. In line with this commitment, Tata Power Community Development Trust (TPCST) organised a ‘Free Promotional Health Camps’ in the slum localities of Mumbai. With two medical camps concluded, 339 patients have benefited from the free medicine distribution.

Women getting examined during the health camp

The objective of the camp was to provide free promotional medical diagnosis and curative healthcare services at the doorstep of the underprivileged communities of Mumbai. Women, children, and elderly people were given priority during the drive. 

The medical camps were organised in partnership with the CSR wing of Larsen and Toubro (L&T) and BSES Hospital. The camp was driven by a qualified doctor, nurse, pharmacist, and was supported by a mobile medical van with necessary medicines.

Commenting on this initiative, Ashok Sethi, COO and executive director, Tata Power, said, “Tata Power has always worked towards providing its communities with holistic health services. We have always tried to improve the lives of the people living around our areas of operations by educating them on the best health practices, while also giving them an opportunity to avail of free health check-ups and medication. The recent health drive continues to highlight our commitment towards ensuring the betterment of the community while also demonstrating strong corporate social synergy through our partnership with L&T’s CSR wing. We thank all the doctors, nurses, and other social workers along with L&T CSR and TPCDT employees for making this initiative a true success.”

During the camp, the doctors found cases of anaemia, skin infection, malnourishment, other illness prevailing in the slum areas. Through the camp, TPCDT was able to educate the slum dwellers about the different illness and precautionary measures about the same.