PNB Housing Finance helps revamp community health centre in Medchal district
PNB Housing Finance announced that it has revamped a 30-bed community health centre in Medchal district of Telangana, offering modern healthcare facilities to over 1.5 lakh local people.
PNB Housing Finance supported the health centre with infrastructure upgrades and installation of medical and non-medical equipment and accessories. The health centre has equipments that provides treatment for Tuberculosis, undertakes child deliveries, general surgeries, and assists in medical legal cases among others. On an average the centre receives close to 400 patients every day.
On completion of the project, the health centre was inaugurated in the presence of Telangana’s Minister of Finance and Health Shri. Thanneeru Harish Rao Garu and Minister of Labour and Employment Shri. Chamakura Malla Reddy Garu.
PNB Housing Finance MD and CEO Mr. Hardayal Prasad said, “Efficient healthcare system plays a crucial role in the overall development of a country, higher the expenditure on healthcare, greater the well-being. Proper healthcare facilities promote physical and mental health of the citizens and vastly improves their quality of life. We, at PNB Housing Finance, regard healthcare as one of the most important pillars and constantly strive to make it accessible and affordable to people, especially the vulnerable sections of society. We are happy to dedicate the newly-renovated community health centre to the inhabitants of Medchal district and contribute to their health and social welfare.”
The Medchal community health centre is part of five centres that was renovated by Pehel Foundation, the CSR arm of PNB Housing Finance, with BharatCares (SMEC Trust) as the implementation partner. The other centres are Lasadiya CHC in Udaipur, Rajasthan; Urban Health Centre-Noor-e-Mohmmad Hospital in Ahmedabad, Gujarat; Solamangalam PHC in Kundrathur Block, Kanchipuram district, Tamil Nadu; and Dadri CHC in Noida, Uttar Pradesh.