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11th August 2023

BALCO Hospital Unveils State-of-the-Art Modular Operation Theatre for World-Class Surgery

Balconagar; 11th August 2023: Bharat Aluminium Company Limited (BALCO), India’s iconic aluminium producer and a subsidiary of Vedanta Aluminium has reached a significant milestone in its provision of quality healthcare services by unveiling a state-of-the-art Modular Operation Theatre. This first-of-its-kind facility in the Chhattisgarh state, sourced from Dräger, a globally renowned company acknowledged for its excellence in delivering world-class medical and safety technology solutions, was inaugurated by Mr. Rajesh Kumar, CEO and Director of BALCO.

Along with the recently inaugurated state-of-the-art Modular Operation Theatre, BALCO Hospital has also introduced a cutting-edge CT scan room, an advanced X-ray room, and an Emergency and Critical Care Unit to its infrastructure. The latest 32-slice CT scanner, procured from Siemens Company, a renowned name in clinical technology and solutions, is a notable addition. This new CT scan facility will provide precision diagnostics and comprehensive patient care in the Korba district. The new Emergency and Critical Care Unit is equipped to house 10 ICU beds, effectively addressing the requirements of critical emergency cases. These advancements at BALCO Hospital together will benefit patients, providing medical excellence all at affordable rates, ensuring enhanced medical care and the well-being of its patients.

Appreciating the significant advancements in treatments at BALCO hospital, Mr. Rajesh Kumar, CEO, and Director, BALCO said, “We are proud to support the introduction of cutting-edge medical technologies in the Korba district through BALCO hospital. By incorporating the latest medical technologies and equipment, we aim to enhance the accessibility and delivery of advanced healthcare services in the region. BALCO remains committed to promoting a healthier future for the community.”

Talking about the medical advancements at BALCO Hospital, Dr. Vivek Sinha, Chief Medical Officer, of BALCO Hospital said, “We believe in pushing the frontiers of medical innovation and providing only exceptional care to our patients at BALCO Hospital. With our new medical facilities, we are revolutionizing treatment options and improving patient outcomes. We are proud to lead the way in delivering cutting-edge healthcare solutions that make a significant difference in the lives of our patients.”

Bharat Aluminium Company Limited (BALCO) is India’s iconic aluminium producer. It is owned 51% by Vedanta Limited and 49% by the Government of India and. BALCO is part of Vedanta’s Aluminium Business, a division of Vedanta Limited, which is India’s largest manufacturer of aluminium. BALCO operates a 0.57 million tonne per annum aluminium smelter in Korba, Chhattisgarh. It is also a leader in value-added aluminium products that find critical applications in core industries. With its world-class smelter and power plants, the company fulfills its mission of spurring emerging applications of aluminium as the ‘Metal of the Future’ for a greener tomorrow.

About Vedanta Limited

Vedanta Limited, a subsidiary of Vedanta Resources Limited, is one of the world’s leading Oil & Gas and Metals company with significant operations in Oil & Gas, Zinc, Lead, Silver, Copper, Iron Ore, Steel, and Aluminium & Power across India, South Africa, Namibia, and Australia. For two decades, Vedanta has been contributing significantly to nation building. Governance and sustainable development are at the core of Vedanta's strategy, with a strong focus on health, safety, and environment. Giving back is in the DNA of Vedanta, which is focused on enhancing the lives of local communities. Under the aegis of Vedanta Cares, the flagship social impact program, Nand Ghars have been set up as model anganwadis focused on eradicating child malnutrition, providing education, healthcare, and empowering women with skill development. Vedanta and its group companies have been featured in Dow Jones Sustainability Index 2020, and were conferred Frost & Sullivan Sustainability Awards 2020, CII Environmental Best Practices Award 2020, CSR Health Impact Award 2020, CII National Award 2020 for Excellence in Water Management, CII Digital Transformation Award 2020, ICSI National Award 2020 for excellence in Corporate Governance, People First HR Excellence Award 2020, ‘Company with Great Managers 2020’ by People Business and certified as a Great Place to Work 2021. Vedanta’s flagship Nand Ghar Project was identified as best CSR project by the Government of Rajasthan. Vedanta Limited is listed on the Bombay Stock Exchange and the National Stock Exchange in India and has ADRs listed on the New York Stock Exchange.

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