Sygenta India Limited-Corlim donates Muti-purpose Ambulance to Corlim Primary Health Centre

OLDGOA: Health Minister Laxmikhant Parsekar on Saturday said that there was a need for Corporate as well as Business houses to come forward in helping the State Government in carrying out Developmental Works of the Society at Large

Mr Parsekar was speaking at a function held at the Corlim Primary Health Centre in Tiswaddi Taluka, where in a Multi-Purpose Ambulance  Van was donated by Sygenta India Limited to the Corlim Primary Health Centre as a part of their Corporate Social Responsibilities …

Also present for the function were Site Manager of Sygenta India Limited Martin Gosh who handed over the keys of the Ambulance to the Heatlh Minister in the presence of Directorate of Health Services Sanjeev Dalvi, Officer Incharge of Corlim Primary Heatlh Centre Dr Kedar Raikar, Heads of Corporate Social Responsibilities Sygenta P S Jagdesha, Sakharam Borkar and other digintatires …

Presently the Corlim Primary Health Centre covers a distance of  areas such as Borbot, Diwar, Mangado, Ela, Merces, Bambolim, Nagalli, Siridao and Bhatim in which there are over Eleven Sub-Centre’s along with one Non Bedded Primary Health Centre and One Rrural Medical Dispensary covering a population of over ninety thousand people with the addition of migrant laboureres coming to a total of over a lakh of population under the Health Centre …

Speaking during the Function Health Minister Laxmikhant Parsekar praised the efforts of the Officer Incharge of Corlim Primary Health Centre stating that Praising the efforts of the Health Officer Incharge of Heatlh Centre Dr Kedar Raikar for being able to get help from Sygenta India Limited for donating the Ambulance to Corlim Primary Health Centre

Health Minister Laxmikhant Parsekar said that he had asked his Health Director Sanjeev Dalvi to carry out an Audit Report of those Health Officers who had performed in their Services in Community Heatlh Centre’s and Primary Health Centre’s with honesty and sincerity and like Dr Raikar who had transformed the Corlim Primary Health Centre in one of the best Primary Health Centers of the State …

The Vehicle which has been donated by Sygenta India Limited has cost over a three lakh of rupees and would be used for Mass Communication, Site Inspection, Educating Communities, Conducting Elocution Competition on Health Arena’s, School Health Competition’s, Spraying and Fogging of Malaria in and around the areas coming under Corlim Primary Health Centre

Site Manager In-Charge of Sygenta India Limited Martin Gosh said “Sygenta has been in Corlim for more than forty years now and we always had a close relation with the Community and we see that from our side we should always give a helping hand to the Community and a donation of an Ambulance is more of a help in that respect and we hope that the Ambulance is not used more often and hope that everyone is healthy and fine and if in case of emergency we would certainly like to have all the facilities available at the Village in Corlim…

Mr Gosh also said as Dr Raikar has been in touch with PHC and the idea has come from PHC and we are happy to support them as we just see this as a beginning in supporting the Community at Large”

In Charge of Corlim Primary Health Centre Dr Kedar Raikar said “earlier the concerned Health Centre had only a single vehicle to cover vast areas coming under our Corlim Health Centre jurisdiction and we used to hire vehicles to carry out their programmes and site inspection and in and around the area and with Sygenta coming forward to help the Corlim Primary Health Centre we would surely be able to work more better helping out the common people of the society in and around our jurisdiction

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