Hyderabad: Donimalai Iron Ore Mines, run by India’s largest producer of Iron Ore, NMDC Limited has contributed Rs. 60 lakhs to the Ballari District Administration for implementing improved treatment and preventive measures at the Ballari District Hospital, which has been converted as a designated COVID-19 Hospital.
Donimalai Iron Ore Mine General Manager Sanjeev Sahi handed over a cheque of Rs.60 lakhs to Ballari District Magistrate S SNakul in the presence of BN Dash, JGM (Fin), Josey Thomas, DGM (Per) CSR and S K Bansod, DGM (Per) of NMDC Limited, Donimalai Complex on Friday.
The contributed amount will be used for meeting the expenditure in setting up of more isolation centres at Ballari and also to procure material such as Rexine beds, pillows and disposable bed sheets and also for extension of oxygen line in District Hospital and TB sanatorium.
Keeping in mind of the spread of CORONA virus in India, NMDC has already paid RS. 150 Crore to PM CARES FUND and also rolled out various preventive measures towards the fight against COVID-19.
NMDC has taken up sanitation drive in residential areas, public buildings, market places, Hospital, RO plants, at Donimalai township, Ballari. Highlighting the concern, NMDC’s Donimalai project team is also working towards raising awareness among the local villagers. Also, the most modern mist fogging decontamination drive has been started in the townships and surrounding villages of the project on a regular basis.