NTPC Darlipali(NTPC allots space from Darlipali hospital for Covid-19 treatment) has handed over one wing of the presently under construction Sundargarh Medical College & Hospital in three floors, consisting of 200-bed spaces complete with Electricity, Toilets, Water, Fan etc. to the district administration.
Measures are being made by the district administration to further furnish it with necessary medical furniture and equipment to convert it into Isolation Wards for suspected COVID-19 patients.
These facilities include 14 wards (each with the capacity to accommodate 12 beds), 18 rooms with attached toilets and another 15 rooms.
Apart from the above, one Residential Hostel comprising 16 rooms to accommodate 48 persons has also been handed over to the district administration of Sundargarh.
NTPC-Darlipali(NTPC allots space from Darlipali hospital for Covid-19 treatment) has undertaken the construction of a Medical College and 500 bedded Hospital at Sundargarh.
Odisha under an MoU with the Odisha government at a total estimated cost of Rs 418 crore which includes the construction of a fully equipped state of the art Medical College and hospital complete with latest medical equipment, furniture and fixtures.
The facilities are under advance stages of completion and are targeted to be handed over by July’2020.
Once handed over to the district administration, the day-to-day running and maintenance of the Medical College and Hospital shall be undertaken by the state government authorities.
Among other welfare measures being undertaken by NTPC(NTPC allots space from Darlipali hospital for Covid-19 treatment) towards prevention of COVID-19, the NTPC employee’s of Talcher Kaniha in Angul District are volunteering to provide supply food material to inhabitants of local village-Mankadia Sahi and five other villages with a population of 600 persons who are below poverty level, for one month.
Similarly, NTPC Talcher Thermal is providing 1600 masks through Self Help Groups (SHG) for distribution in nearby areas.
In addition, 2000 masks are being provided to contract labour which is being prepared in house. Distribution of food packets consisting of atta, dal rice masala, oil etc to nearby needy people is also in process.
Local villages around NTPC(NTPC allots space from Darlipali hospital for Covid-19 treatment) power plants of Talcher Kaniha, Talcher Thermal are being sanitised with the help of CISF.
Similar activities are in place in other NTPC Projects such as Darlipali in Sundargarh District and Bongaigaon Project in Assam.