Karnataka: 10-bed pediatric ICU ventilator ward at Karkala Taluk hospital inaugurated | Mangaluru News

UDUPI: The newly constructed 10-bed Pediatric ICU Ventilator ward with medical devices at Taluk Hospital in Karkala Taluk was inaugurated on Sunday. It was constructed at a cost of Rs. 78.18 lakh under Adani Foundation CSR Fund.
After the inaugural ceremony, Minister for Energy, Kannada and Culture Sunil Kumar said that during the Covid pandemic, there was a need for Taluks and Districts to handle the situation in terms of ICU ventilator. The demand was more for handling the Covid third wave, which had anticipated to affect the children, he noted.
“During the pandemic situation, public and private participation was expected to provide the required medical infrastructure facilities at Government Hospitals. A request was made through District Administration to Adani Foundation to support the District in terms of providing medical devices required to treat the covid affected people ,” he added lauding the company for providing the 10-bed pediatric ICU ventilator facility.
Kishore Alva, Kishore Alva, President of Adani Group, said that Adani with its presence in Udupi and Dakshina Kannada Districts in the operations of Power Plant, Airport and Gas pipeline, has executed several developmental works under its CSR and joined hands for the development of districts. He said that under CSR, Adani is giving prime importance to Health, Education and Rural Infrastructure development.

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