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Gopalpur Port inaugurates primary health check-up centre



In a bid to ensure improved health and well-being of communities, Gopalpur Ports Limited (GPL), under its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiative, today inaugurated a newly constructed primary health check-up centre building at Takiria, Berhampur.

 The health check-up centrewas inaugurated by Ganjam Collector Vijay Amruta Kulange in the presence of Gopalpur Port Chief Executive Officer Capt. Sandeep Agarwal, and Port Medical Officer Dr. Subash Chandra Sahu.

Inaugurating the Centre, Kulange said, the primary health check-up centre was a felt need of the residents of the village as well as those in the nearby hamlets. People of all age group in the nearby villages will be benefitted from this health check-up centre.

Attending the inaugural ceremony, Capt. Agarwal said, “We are happy to contribute back to the community under our CSR platform. The health camp is our step and support towards creating a healthier society and lifestyle.”

The healthcare services that would be available in the centre include free diagnosis and checkup, treatment, counselling, health, education and awareness to villagers. Besides, the referral cases would get treatment at the nearest government hospitals. It would provide all essential services including consultation with specialists to all age groups.

This health Centre would serve a population of over 10,000 families of nearby villages covering Kanamana, Matikhalo, Arjeepalli etc. of Gopalpur Port peripheral area.

Gopalpur Port has undertaken significant work under its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiative. A number of projects involving development of infrastructure for the local community have been executed.  The Port has introduced an innovative water ATM concept where for a token Rs 0.50p/litre RO filtered water from Aqua Guard machines is dispensed to locals.

Gopalpur Port has installed street light in a 5-km stretch road in Arjeepalli Village for the benefit of the local communities. 

At Arjeepalli UP School, renovation works such as repair of toilets, classrooms and school building were done as well as playing areas were provided for the children.

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