Coal India arm NCL on Friday said it has made a contribution of Rs 10 crore to set up five oxygen plants in different medical colleges of Madhya Pradesh. Northern Coalfields Ltd (NCL) CMD Prabhat Kumar Sinha and company’s Director Personnel Bimlendu Kumar called on MP Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and handed over the cheque of Rs 10 crore to him in the state capital Bhopal.
Sinha also apprised the chief minister on how NCL was rendering help under Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) for inclusive growth of the society apart from producing coal for the nation especially during these trying times.
The help to set up five oxygen plants in the state is also a part of its CSR initiative.
The chief minister also appreciated the contribution of NCL in the energy security of the nation and its effort in fighting COVID-19. He agreed to consider the CMD’s request for opening of a mining college and a medical college in Singrauli.
The Rs 10 crore contribution has been made by NCL to the Department of Public Health and Family welfare of the MP government for upgrading healthcare infrastructure in light of the COVID pandemic.
The company had also given an assistance of Rs 1.75 crore recently to set up an oxygen generating plant at AIIMS, Bhopal for the treatment of patients, under its CSR initiatives.