Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL), a Defence PSU has donated a 32 Slice Computed Tomography (CT) scan machine costing around Rs 1.76 crore to Atal Bihari Vajapayee Medical College & Research Institute (SABVMC&RI), Bengaluru on Monday as part of its sustained corporate social responsibility activities.
A ‘Memorandum of Agreement’ was signed between HAL represented by Mr. Ch. Venkateswara Rao, GM (HR-CSR & FM) and SABVMC&RI represented by Dr. Manoj Kumar, Director cum Dean in the presence of Mr. Rajender Kumar Kataria, Principal Secretary to Government, the Horticulture and Sericulture Department, Government of Karnataka, Mr R Madhavan, CMD, HAL, Mr. Alok Verma, Director (HR)-HAL and others. Such a medical aid is the need of the hour and will be useful in diagnosing the patients including those suffering from COVID-19 said, Mr Madhavan. Mr. Kataria said that the HAL’s contribution to SABVMC&RI is a noble gesture which will improve the quality of medical services imparted by the hospital. The SABVMC&RI presented a ‘Letter of Appreciation’ to HAL on this occasion.