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Health

Hindustan Zinc’s commitment to supporting measures for ensuring health and well-being of people living around its operational areas, as well as the public at large has been acknowledges for long. The company set up the Vedanta Hindustan Zinc Heart Hospital at Udaipur city in 1999. In 2013 in view of the significant public need, the hospital’s capacity was expanded to turn it into a 150 beds facility. During 2015 -16, HZL hospital’s catheterization laboratory which benefits over 350 patients every month. The hospital facilities cater to many poor, especially below poverty line (BPL) patients.

Apart from such specialized care, thousands of families benefit from regular health, awareness, ayurvedic & other specialized camps that are organized in communities around the company’s operations. During 2016-17, 140 such health and awareness camps were organized in communities, covering more than 22,400 people

During the year, following key initiatives were undertaken

  • The six Company run hospitals treated over 1,08,000 non-HZL patients through the year.
  • Conducted various mobile health camps in partnership with Helpage India.
  • Angdaan Mahadaan Campaign has been initiated in partnership with Dainik Bhaskar to encourage people to pledge their organs for donation.
  • Worked with MJSY towards rain water harvesting of water.