NTPC Donates Self-care Kits to Leprosy Patients

Published: 16th August 2014 06:00 AM  |   Last Updated: 16th August 2014 08:59 AM   |  A+A-

HYDERABAD: As part of National Thermal Power Corporation’s corporate social responsibility activity, its regional executive director (south) R Venkateswaran distributed self-care kits to leprosy patients on Friday on the occasion of the Independence Day.

These self-care kits,  worth Rs 2.5 lakh, were distributed to 500 leprosy patients from Shantinagar Leprosy Colony, Dhoolpet, Vidyanagar and Nalgonda district. “NTPC has been asked to set up a 1,000 MW solar power plant in Andhra Pradesh and we will sign a memorandum of understanding with the government of Andhra Pradesh shortly,” said Venkateswaran.

NMDC:Narendra Kothari, chairman and managing director of National Mineral Development Corporation Limited, unfurled the national flag in the city on the occasion of the country’s 68th Independence Day.

The NMDC has registered production and dispatch of iron ore of more than 30 million tonnes in FY14, the highest since its inception. Kothari urged employees to focus on achieving a production of 50 million tonnes per annum by fiscal 2018-19. He also called for NMDC’s value addition and expansion projects like setting up of 3 MTPA steel plant at Nagarnar, commissioning of 11B project in Chhattisgarh, Kumaraswamy iron ore project and pellet plant in Karnataka and development of slurry pipeline transportation system.


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