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Tata Central Hospital gets 28-bed ultra-modern new wing

Jamshedpur, Jan 5: In its efforts to serve the community better and be future ready, Tata Steel’s West Bokaro Division dedicated an ultra-modern New Wing facility at Tata Central Hospital, West Bokaro. The facility was jointly inaugurated virtually by D B Sundara Ramam, Vice President (Raw Materials), Tata Steel and Chanakya Chaudhary, Vice President (Corporate Services), Tata Steel in the presence of Manish Mishra, General Manager, West Bokaro Division, Tata Steel.

D B Sundara Ramam, Vice President (Raw Materials) congratulated the entire team on the timely completion of this project in view of the surging COVID cases

Chanakya Chaudhary, Vice President (Corporate Services) said that the division has been taking lot of initiatives to address the COVID menace and this is yet another step to address the situation at present.

The newly built New Wing at Tata Central Hospital, West Bokaro Division is built with state-of-the-art material of Nest-In and spans over an area of 2555 sqft. The ultra-modern 28-bed facility houses patient wards, nurse’s room, dressing room, medicine room and separate toilets for patients and hospital staff. The external walls are made of high-density fiber cement boards with weather shield paint and thick Aluminum Composite Panel (ACP) cladding. The internal walls are made of Fiber Cement Board (FCB) and gypsum boarding. Between the external and internal walls is a layer of Rockwool insulation. Double charged vitrified ceramic floor tiles with anti-skid properties have also been installed.  

The use of Rockwool in the facility not only ensures the thermal efficiency, provides dimensional stability, protects from fire and vapour permeability but also makes sure that the building is soundproof thereby ensuring the comfort of the patients.

Present on the occasion were, Dr Sudhir Rai, General Manager, Medical Services, Tata Steel, Dr Rajan Chaudhry, Advisor, Medical Services, Tata Steel, B V Sudhir Kumar, Chief (CB), West Bokaro Division, Tata Steel,  Anurag Dixit, Chief (QSEB), West Bokaro Division, Tata Steel, Rajesh Patel, Chief (QAB), West Bokaro Division, Tata Steel, PK Srivastava, Chief (CEP), West Bokaro Division, Tata Steel, Kailash Gope, Secretary, Rahstriya Colliery Mazdoor Sangh (RCMS), West Bokaro and Mahesh Prasad, President, RCMS, West Bokaro.

Established in 1948, the Tata Central Hospital intakes more than 2800 patients for treatment every year and more than 1,05,000 (per year) patients visit OPD for basic checkups. The hospital has a dedicated 50 bed COVID care facility, 833 liters per minute PSA Oxygen Plant, TrueNat Lab, 5 ventilators and 12 non-invasive ventilators. A total of 24 doctors and 43 nursing staff constitute the hospital workforce. TCH has also played an important role in both COVID-19 testing and COVID-19 vaccinations. So far more than 10000 tests have been done and more than 78000 individuals from in and around West Bokaro have been vaccinated.

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