Maruti Suzuki Partners With Zydus, Sets Up Modern Polyclinic In Gujarat
Maruti Suzuki India Limited, which has undertaken relevant CSR projects in water, sanitation, infrastructure development and school education in its 26 adopted villages in Haryana and Gujarat, has identified quality health care at affordable prices as a major need in the area. To serve this need, Maruti Suzuki has partnered with Zydus Hospitals, a leading provider of healthcare services, to set up a modern Polyclinic (Health centre) facility at Becharaji. The facility will be managed and operated by Ramanbhai Foundation through Zydus Hospitals. The facility will be fully funded by Maruti Suzuki India through its CSR arm, Maruti Suzuki Foundation.
The Polyclinic was jointly inaugurated by Mr Pankaj Patel, Founder Chairman, Zydus Hospitals and Mr Kenichi Ayukawa, Managing Director & CEO, Maruti Suzuki India Limited in the presence of community leaders including Sarpanch of Becharaji village, Shri Devangbhai Pandya.
Equipped with advanced healthcare diagnostic equipment, amenities like X-Ray, TMT machine, Minor OT, ECG, Pathology Laboratory, Ultrasound, fully equipped ambulance, pharmacy etc., the facility with 3 OPD units and 3 observation beds, will provide primary health care services and diagnosis. Qualified doctors and support staff from Zydus Hospitals will visit the facility. The facility will be in easy access for over 10,000 residents of Becharaji village and adjoining communities of Hansalpur, Shankhalpur, Adiwada, Sitapur etc.
Under this CSR initiative, Maruti Suzuki will invest over Rs. 3.3 crores to set up and fully equip this facility. With services being offered at subsidized rates, Maruti Suzuki will bear the costs of maintaining and operating this facility.