Mishra Dhatu Nigam Ltd (MIDHANI), a Miniratna, under the Ministry of Defense, Under its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) sponsored an Automatic PSA Oxygen Generator Plant to Osmania General Hospital, Hyderabad.
Dr. S K Jha, Chairman & Managing Director, MIDHANI inaugurated the plant. N Gowri Sankara Rao, Director (Finance), MIDHANI and other Senior Executives of MIDHANI. Dr. B Nagendar, Superintendent, Osmania General Hospital, Dr. Triveni, Addl. Superintendent, Dr. Seshadri, Civil Surgeon -RMO & team of Osmania Hospital were also present for the inaugural ceremony.
Dr. S K Jha told that Mishra Dhatu Nigam Limited (MIDHANI) under Corporate Social Responsibility has been undertaking many activities in the areas of Health Care, Sanitation, Education, Skill Development etc to help the deprived and underprivileged class of the society. However, this particular activity of sponsoring an Oxygen Generator Plant worth Rs 1 Crore to Osmania General Hospital which is one of the oldest Hospitals in India and the biggest in the State, shall remain historic.
In the midst of the spread of new variants of COVID, this facility is a boon to patients who are in need of oxygen support. He also added that MIDHANI hopes to see the Hospital making the best use of the facility by treating the patients free of cost.
Mishra Dhatu Nigam Limited (MIDHANI) was established in the year 1973 under the Ministry of Defence as Government of India Enterprise. The production unit of MIDHANI, located at Kanchanbagh, Hyderabad, was commissioned in the year 1982. MIDHANI has been set up with a view to achieving self-reliance in the production and supply of various superalloys, special steels, materials to Defence, other Strategic Sectors for Nuclear, aeronautical and Space applications.
Osmania General Hospital (OGH) is one of the oldest hospitals in India located at Afzal Gunj, Hyderabad and is named after its founder – Mir Osman Ali Khan, the last Nizam of Hyderabad. Recently, Osmania General Hospital became the first government healthcare facility in Telangana to have utilised a skin allograft donated from a deceased brain dead victim on a patient, who had received severe burn injuries after electrocution.