Healthcare for the community is one of the thrust areas for the Company's social interventions - an important element of the Human Development Index, a quality of life indicator.
The innumerable healthcare initiatives taken by Tata Steel consist of infrastructure development, improvement measures and enhancement of facilities, as well as projects that are undertaken with specific objectives.
Tata Steel’s Healthcare Facilities at a glance:
The Tata Main Hospital in Jamshedpur is more than a century old. It is an eight hundred and ninety bedded, secondary care hospital equipped with modern facilities. There are two super dispensaries (Sakchi and Baridih) and nine dispensaries located across Jamshedpur that form the peripheral centres and provide primary level health care. The hospital has various departments offering healthcare services in specific areas.
In addition to the Tata Main Hospital, Tata Steel, with a special focus on serving the underprivileged sections of society patronises five Society Hospitals in Jamshedpur. These include - Jamshedpur Eye Hospital offering eye care services, Ardeshir Dalal Memorial Hospital offering advanced treatment in kidney disorders and Thalassemia, Meherbai Tata Memorial Hospital offering specialised treatment to cancer patients, Kantilal Gandhi Memorial Hospital which is a well-equipped general hospital, and Arogya Bhawan, a centre for Ayurveda, yoga and other alternative medicine based treatment.
Medical facilities at the Raw Material locations across Jharkhand (Noamundi, Jamadoba and West Bokaro) and Odisha (Joda, Sukinda and Bamnipal) offer free medical treatment to Company employees and also extend the services to local population at nominal charges. The Tata Steel Noamundi Hospital has been providing medical facilities to people living in and around Noamundi since 1925.The hospital is equipped with modern medical devices and facilities like medical mobile van, ambulances and serves almost 25km area with specialist doctors. The well-appointed hospital run by Tata Steel at Joda has advanced facilities and one of the best Blood Banks in Odisha.
Outreach Clinics located across Jamshedpur, run by Tata Steel Family Initiatives Foundation (TSFIF) work with the goal of improving reproductive health through integrated capacity building and development programmes. These clinics primarily focus on maternal and child health services.
Upcoming Hospital at Gobarghati in Kalinganagar is being set up for Tata Steel Parivar members and also for around 10000 people in peripheral villages. It is slated to have a total capacity of 200 beds, to be incorporated in phases. When completed it would have round-the-clock service, a pathology lab and an outdoor complex.
Additionally, Tata Steel has joined hands with Medica Hospital, a Kolkata based healthcare institute, to set up a 500 bed multi-specialty hospital at Sitalapalli village in Gopalpur of Ganjam district of Odisha. The hospital will spread across 44 acres and will have facilities in Medicine, Surgery, Anaesthesia, Gynaecology and Obstetrics, Paediatrics, ENT, Pathology with ultra-modern ICU, Emergency Services including world-class diagnostic facilities.