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Balmer Lawrie inaugurates a non-profit Cardiac Ambulance at Silvassa 13 December 2020
Balmer Lawrie & Co. Ltd., the highly diversified PSE under the Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas (MoPNG), GOI as a part of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) has sponsored and implemented the services of a non-profit Cardiac Ambulance at Silvassa in association with DNH Medico Association, a registered body of medical professionals of Dadra Nagar & Haveli. Shri A Ratna Sekhar, Director [HR & CA], Balmer Lawrie & Co. Ltd. and Shri Sandeep Kumar Singh, District Collector, Silvassa today flagged off the Cardiac Ambulance during the inauguration.
The Cardiac Ambulance is well equipped with a ventilator, defibrillator, multipara monitor for providing information on multiple parameters like ECG, blood pressure, respiration, oxygen saturation and temperature to understand the condition of patients and monitor vital signs, suction machine (pediatric), hydraulic stretcher, bar lamp, oxygen cylinder, necessary furniture and wash basins. The services of the ambulance will address life-threatening situations like cardiac arrests and other medical emergencies which require oxygen and respiratory support to critically ill patients. The cardiac ambulance is available for the people of Dadra Nagar & Haveli and employees of Balmer Lawrie on ‘No Loss No Profit’ basis. The implementing partner DNH Medico Association shall be responsible for running and maintaining the cardiac ambulance on day-to-day basis.
Balmer Lawrie’s CSR initiatives are founded on two Flagship Schemes Balmer Lawrie Initiative for Self Sustenance [BLISS] and Samaj Mein Balmer Lawrie [SAMBAL]. The first scheme is directed at providing and improving the long-term economic sustenance of the underprivileged. Under the second scheme, the company initiates development work in villages in and around its manufacturing units and work centres. Developmental work at Sayli and Khadoli Villages in Silvassa are some initiatives as part of this scheme. Both the villages are located close to our key manufacturing units and the Company continuously endeavors to improve the living standards of the villagers. The implementation of the Cardiac Ambulance is one more step by the Company to provide better medical facilities to the people of Dadra Nagar & Haveli.