L&T Technology Services’ CSR initiative: Deputy Chief Minister inaugurates Rural COVID Care Centre at Saragur
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L&T Technology Services’ CSR initiative: Deputy Chief Minister inaugurates Rural COVID Care Centre at Saragur

June 22, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: L&T Technology Services (LTTS), a global leading pure-play engineering services company, has dedicated a rural COVID Care Centre (CCC) in Saragur, Mysuru, as part of its CSR initiative, in partnership with Swami Vivekananda Youth Movement (SVYM).

The CCC was inaugurated by Deputy Chief Minister Dr. C. N. Ashwathnarayan along with Amit Chadha,Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director of L&T Technology Services, who was present virtually from Washington D.C.

The CCC will serve a population of over three lakh tribals in the region. The 19-bed CCC has been built within 12 days using modular prefabricated technology. Each bed is equipped with oxygen supply, critical care medical equipment and all other necessary resources. The technology used here enables the safe management and care of patients and the infrastructure is expected to benefit the local population for up to 15 years.

Speaking on the occasion, Amit Chadha complimented the Government of Karnataka for its tireless efforts in containing the present pandemic and thanked Dr. Ashwathnarayan and other distinguished leaders for their statesmanship. He also lauded SVYM for transforming and uplifting the lives of the local rural population.” 

This initiative marks LTTS’ commitment towards implementing pandemic relief measures in Karnataka such as providing isolation kits to the Mysuru City Corporation, donating two 24×7 free ICU ambulances for serving the underprivileged in Bengaluru, facilitating vaccination for people with physical disabilities, besides funding medical treatment for the economically weaker segments. The company is also partnering with NGOs to support children orphaned in this current wave.

Deputy Chief Minister Dr. C.N. Ashwathnarayan seen with other dignitaries after inaugurating the Rural COVID Care Centre at Saragur in Mysuru district on Sunday.

The LTTS-SVYM alliance  has, over the years, transformed over 500 tribal lives and livelihoods through technology adoption and employment generation initiatives. 

District Minister S.T. Somashekar, H.D. Kote MLA Anil Chikkamadu, MUDA Chairman H.V. Rajeev, Deputy Commissioner Dr. Bagadi Gautham, ZP CEO A.M. Yogesh, SP R. Chethan, Swami Vivekananda Memorial Hospital Founder Dr. R. Balasubramaniam and others were present on the occasion along with K.N. Prabhakaran, Head of CSR and Rabi Rout, Centre Head of Mysuru, from L&T Technology Services.

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