New Delhi, September 10: Coal India Ltd or the CIL (under the Ministry of Coal) signed an MoU with Department of Health & Family Welfare, Govt. of Assam to strengthen the health infrastructure at Silchar Medical College & Hospital, Silchar, the only Medical College / Hospital in Barak Valley Region, Assam.
CIL will contribute Rs. 5 crores towards setting up an ICU facility and medical gas pipeline in the Silchar Medical College & Hospital, benefitting more than 40 lakh people here.
The CIL and its firms undertook many high-investment and high-impact projects to improve medical facilities across India. A few notable projects are the Medical College / Hospital at Talcher, Odisha costing Rs. 492 crores.
Another one is ‘Premashraya’ - a home for children and their families who are seeking cancer treatment in Kolkata for Rs. 41 crores.