Naveen Patnaik, Chief Minister of Odisha, today laid the foundation stone of Mahanadi Institute of Medical Sciences and Research (MIMSR) , a Rs 492 crore CSR project of Mahanadi Coalfields Limited (MCL), in Talcher Coalfields of Odisha.The foundation stone of ambitious CSR project in the country’s largest coalfield by a coal CPSU was laid in the august presence of Shri Piyush Goyal, Union Minister of State (IC) for Coal, Power and New & Renewable Energy and Shri Dharmendra Pradhan, Union Minister of State (IC) for Petroleum & Natural Gas. Shri Atanu Sabyasachi Nayak, Health and Family Welfare Minister, Government of Odisha, Shri Tathagata Satpathy, MP, Dhenkanal constituency and Shri Braja Kishore Pradhan, MLA, Talcher constituency were among the distinguished people present at the ceremony, which was witnessed by a large gathering of people of peripheral areas of MCL.The MIMSR will have a 100-seat medical college with 500 bedded multi-specialty Hospital with the state-of-the-art medical facilities in Anatomy, Bio-chemistry, Micro-Biology, Physiology, FM, toxicology, Pharmacology, Pathology, Community Medicine, Laboratory and Library.
The project envisages a hostel for 300 boys, a separate hostel for 200 girl students, two blocks of Hostel for 100 interns, a hostel for 57 junior resident doctors and a 50-bedded nurses’ hostel. It also includes separate 42 flats for faculty members, and higher accommodation facility for professors and the head of the institution.Planned on the Smart and Green Concept with Building Management System by public sector construction major National Building Construction Corporation Ltd. (NBCC), the MIMSR campus would also have a modern Gym, Guest House and Shopping arcade. MCL CMD Shri A N Sahay, Director (Technical/Operations) Shri A K Tiwari, Chief Vigilance Officer Shri Deepak Srivastava, Director (Technical/Projects & Planning) Shri J P Singh, Director (Personnel) Shri P C Panigrahi and Director (Finance) Shri K K Parida were prominent among large number of company’s senior officers present on the occasion.