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06-03-2019
SIGNING OF MOU BETWEEN INDIAN RAILWAY FINANCE CORPORATION AND SOUTH EASTERN RAILWAY

 

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SIGNING OF MOU BETWEEN INDIAN RAILWAY FINANCE CORPORATION AND SOUTH EASTERN RAILWAY

Kolkata, 6th March 2019

Indian Railway Finance Corporation Limited (IRFC), New Delhi and South Eastern Railway, Garden Reach, Kolkata have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) o­n 6thMarch 2019. Under this MOU, IRFC will provide assistance to o­ngoing Cochlear Implant Programme at Central Hospital, SER, Garden Reach under their CSR scheme in the tune of approximately Rs 18 million. Under this scheme, IRFC will donate 25 nos. of Cochlear Implants for use in severe to profound deaf people specially children, turning their life into an useful and productive o­ne. Acochlear implant is an electronic medical device that replaces the function of the damaged inner ear. Unlike hearing aids, which make sounds louder, cochlear implants bypass the damaged hair cells of the inner ear (cochlea) to provide sound signals to the brain.

Central Hospital, South Eastern Railway, Garden Reach, Kolkata is running COCHLEAR IMPLANT PROGRAMME since May 2012 and till date, 60 successful implants have been carried out at Central Hospital, South Eastern Railway. SER has also signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment for cochlear implant project and cases are being referred to Central Hospital for this highly technical and delicate surgery and the first cochlear implant under this scheme in Eastern India was done at Central Hospital, South Eastern Railway.IRFC is also helping Central Hospital to install a complete audio vestibulometric unit so that needy patients can get hassle free services at Otorhinolaryngolgy department.For South Eastern Railway, Principal Chief Medical Director, Dr. Rupa Mitra and for Indian Railway Finance Corporation, MD, Sri Vijay Kumar have signed the MOU.

 

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