Vedanta Hands Over 100 Bed COVID Facility at Bokaro
Times of India reported that Vedanta Croup’s 100-bed Covid field hospital at Library Ground of Sector-5 in Bokaro Steel Township was inaugurated by
Times of India reported that Vedanta Croup’s 100-bed Covid field hospital at Library Ground of Sector-5 in Bokaro Steel Township was inaugurated by Jharkhad Chief Minister Mr Hemant Soren. The makeshift structure made of German Hangars is equipped with oxygen supply and other modern medical amenities. 100 bed field hospitals has 40 beds for children and 10 beds are equipped with ventilators for serious patients. Vedanta will maintain the structure while the state health department will run it.
But it will not be put to use at the moment and the facility will be kept on standby for the third wave of the pandemic predicted later this year. Bokaro civil surgeon Dr AK Pathak said “With active Covid cases showing a downward trend, there is no optimum use of the facility at present. Seeing the improving situation, we have decided to keep the facility for the third wave.”
Vednata’s ESL Steel Limited operates a 2.5 millio tonne integrated steel plant in Bokaro district of Jharkhand. The Company’s product range includes Pig Irons, Billets, TMT Bars, Wire Rods and Ductile Iron Pipes.