New Delhi : Power sector PSE REC Limited through its CSR arm REC Foundation has committed financial assistance to the tune of ₹ 4.33 crore under its CSR initiative to Tata Memorial Centre.
Under the initiative cancer screening and basic cancer care services will be strengthened in 14 districts of Bihar.
It is a part of their programme on promoting preventive health care.
The Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) in this regard was executed between REC Foundation and Tata Memorial Centre.
Dr. S N Srinivas, CEO – REC Foundation and Dr. Ravikant Singh, Officer In charge – Homi Bhabha Cancer Hospital and Research Centre, Muzaffarpur Unit of Tata Memorial Centre, Mumbai signed the MoA in the presence of REC Limited CMD Sanjay Malhotra, Director (Technical) S K Gupta, and Director (Finance) Ajoy Choudhury .
Under the project nearly 2000 screening camps for oral, breast and cervical cancer across 14 districts of Bihar including Aurangabad, Bhagalpur, Patna, Gaya, Nalanda and Muzaffarpur among others, will be provided free of cost over a period of one year to over 1.50 lakh beneficiaries.