Under SAIL, Salem Steel Plant’s CSR initiatives to provide healthcare facilities to its peripheral villages, the first medical camp for 2012-13 was inaugurated on January 27 at Thirumalaigiri village by Shri A Bandyopadhyay, Executive Director, Salem Steel Plant in the presence of Smt Vairam Manickam, Panchayat President. Salem Steel Plant employees and villagers were also present on the occasion.
Thirumalaigiri village is the Model Steel Village of Salem Steel Plant. 780 persons benefited from the camp. After the patients were examined by a team of SSP’s doctors and para-medical staff, medicines were distributed free of cost. Apart from routine cases, instances of goiter and hypertension were identified. Two family planning (tubectomy) cases were referred to SSPHospital.