NHPC recently held a Covid testing camp at its corporate office. As many as 52 were tested during the camp. NHPC is the nodal agency for Covid testing for all CPSUs under the Ministry of Power in the Delhi-NCR region.
LG pledges $5.5m to set up 10 hospitals in India
Continuing its commitment to support India in the Covid crisis, LG Electronics will provide $5.5 million to set up 10 makeshift hospitals. This will be done in association with local bodies and NGOs.
Blue Dart to deliver vaccines, medical supplies via drones
Blue Dart has formed Blue Dart Med-Express Consortium to deliver vaccines and medical supplies to the remotest parts of India with drones. It is part of the ‘Medicine from the Sky’ project in collaboration with the Telangana government, WEF, NITI Aayog and Healthnet Global.
SBI donates masks, gloves to PGI on International Nurses Day
SBI donated 50,000 masks and 50,000 gloves to the PGI, Chandigarh, on International Nurses Day. The contribution was made under the bank’s CSR initiative. Dr Jagat Ram, Director, PGI, thanked the bank for the donation.
Aryans Institute of Nursing celebrates Nurses Day
Aryans Institute of Nursing, Rajpura, celebrated International Nursing Day on May 12 under the theme ‘A Voice to Lead: A Vision for Future Healthcare’. Dr Anshu Kataria, chairman, Aryans Group, presided over the function.
REC conducts anti-Covid vaccination camp
REC Ltd recently held an anti-Covid vaccination camp on International Nurses Day along with Apollo Hospitals for staff of various power sector CPSEs and their families. As many as 500 persons were vaccinated.
Ludhiana MC commissioner, Mayor visit Duke Fashion
Ludhiana MC is encouraging people to develop green belts. To pursue this link, Mayor Balkar Singh Sandhu and MC commissioner Pradeep Kumar Sabharwal recently visited Duke Fashion and appreciated their contribution.
Trident Group awarded for its initiative amid Covid surge
Trident Group has bagged platinum award in the Most Innovative Covid Response category in HRDA-2021 by the HR Association of India. It has been awarded for its novel initiatives to ensure well-being of its staff.
Max Bupa unveils ‘Senior First’ plan for senior citizens
Max Bupa has unveiled ‘Senior First’ — a plan for senior citizens. It includes coverage of up to Rs 25 lakh with no sub-limits on common conditions such as cataract and knee replacement.
Geojit, PNB in pact to provide 3-in-1 account
Geojit Financial Services has entered into a pact with PNB to provide the advantage of a three-in-one account to the latter’s customers. It allows customers having savings account to have a demat and trading account.
Australia’s IHM to provide scholarships worth Rs10 cr
Australia’s Institute of Health & Management (IHM) plans to offer scholarships worth Rs 10 crore to nurses in India as a mark of recognition of their commitment during the Covid pandemic. The scholarship will be worth 2,000 Australian dollars for those undertaking the ‘Gateway to Global Nursing Program’.
SafexPay raises $6 million in pre-series A round
SafexPay has raised $6 million in a pre-series A round led by T. Choithrams and Ardor Advisors. This is SafexPay’s first funding round after it received seed funding from Ravi Gupta & Pankaj Tripathi as an angel investor.
M&M Group supports farmers with M-Protect Covid plan
M&M’s Farm Equipment Sector has rolled out ‘M-Protect Covid Plan — a new customer-centric initiative committed to support Indian farmers in these testing times.
Fortis felicitates frontline workers to mark nurses week
Fortis Hospital, Mohali, recently felicitated the nursing staff to mark the Nurses Week. Mohali DC Girish Dayalan was the chief guest. Ashish Bhatia, COO, and Abhijit Singh, zonal director, Fortis, were also present.
NFL donates five fowler beds to Civil Hospital
NFL, Nangal, has donated five fowler beds to the Civil Hospital, Nangal, under the CSR initiative. Rakesh Kumar Markan, CGM, NFL, provided these beds to Dr Naresh Kumar, SMO, Civil Hospital, Nangal.
Hinduja Foundation’s virtual summit on mental health
The Hinduja Foundation has collaborated with Chopra Foundation, John W Brick Mental Health Foundation and CG Creatives to co-sponsor ‘Spotlight India’ — within the Never Alone Global Mental Health (Virtual) Summit. It will be streamed live on social media platforms at 6.30 pm on May 21.
Dhani begins distribution of medicines to 25 lakh families
Dhani app has started distribution of 25 lakh free covid care health kits worth Rs 90 crore. Each kit has preventive medicines for two persons. Dhani is an app- based business of healthcare by Indiabulls Group.
Spice Money launches ATM services in Chitkul, Himachal
Spice Money has extended financial services in Chitkul, India’s last inhabited village in Himachal, by introducing mini-ATM services. It has converted a kirana store in the village into a ‘Digital Dukaan’ to offer cash-in and cash-out services.