PowerGrid Signs MoU to provide MRI Machine in Kangra

POWERGRID had also undertaken efforts for skill development for local youth in district Lahaul and Spiti, through infrastructure additions & capacity building in the field of mountaineering & allied activities worth Rs 32 lacs.

PowerGrid Signs MoU to provide MRI Machine in Kangra

Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (POWERGRID) signed an MoU with Honorable Governor, Himachal Pradesh, through Chief Medical Officer (CMO), Kangra, Himachal Pradesh for providing a 1.5 Tesla MRI machine in Kangra on 14th December 2021 under its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives.

The MoU was signed in presence of Shri Vipin Singh Parmar, Honorable Speaker Himachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly, Shri Rajiv Saizal, Honorable Minister for Health and Family Welfare, Himachal Pradesh, Shri Rajinder Garg, Honorable Minister for Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs, Himachal Pradesh, Shri Shanta Kumar, former Honorable Chief Minister, Himachal Pradesh, Shri V. K. Singh, Director (Personnel) POWERGRID, Shri T. C. Sarmah, Executive Director (CSR), POWERGRID, Shri Kailash Rathore, Executive Director, Northern Region-II, POWERGRID and other senior officials from Government of Himachal Pradesh and POWERGRID.

The MoU was signed by Shri Dev Kumar, Senior General Manager (Himachal Pradesh) on behalf of POWERGRID and Dr. Gurdarshan Gupta, Chief Medical Officer (CMO), Kangra on behalf of Honorable Governor, Himachal Pradesh. As a responsible Corporate Citizen, POWERGRID has been extending support to various infrastructure activities of Himachal Pradesh through its CSR efforts. Earlier a truck mounted sewer jetting machine, litter picking machine, truck mounted sweeping machine with vacuum cleaner and truck mounted compactor were handed over to Municipal Corporation, Shimla costing Rs 1.98 crore. Further, one SPV mounted vacuum assisted road sweeper, two sewer cleaning jetting machines costing Rs 1.31 crore had been handed over to Sub Divisional Magistrate (SDM), Manali, District Kullu, Himachal Pradesh. Apart from this, 3250 solar LED street lights and 13000 twin bins dustbins costing Rs 11.49 crore, have been supplied and installed in various parts of Himachal Pradesh.

Besides, POWERGRID had also undertaken efforts for skill development for local youth in district Lahaul and Spiti, through infrastructure additions & capacity building in the field of mountaineering & allied activities worth Rs 32 lacs. As part of CSR efforts, four Medical Mobile units costing Rs.1.06 crore to Bilaspur District Authorities, two ambulances in IGMC Shimla and District Hospital, Chamba, costing Rs 19 lacs have also been provided in the state of Himachal Pradesh.

With the signing of this MoU today, POWERGRID has cumulatively contributed Rs. 21.65 crore (approx.), under CSR, during last four years in Himachal Pradesh.