Tata Trusts to manage Nirali Memorial Medical Trust cancer hospital at Navsari, Gujarat

Our Bureau, BengaluruWednesday, July 11, 2018, 17:30 Hrs  [IST]

The Nirali Memorial Medical Trust, established by A.M. Naik, Group Chairman of Larsen & Toubro, will set up a speciality cancer hospital at Navsari, Gujarat and the Tata Trusts will manage the operations of the facility.
An agreement was signed to this effect between AM Naik and Ratan N. Tata.
The objective  of the proposed hospital at Navsari, is to benefit the needy sections of society in their fight against cancer. The hospital will be built on land long associated with the Tata group. '

 “Availability of modern health care facilities is a prerequisite for social progress and well-being. The Nirali Memorial Medical Trust is committed to bringing the benefits of advanced medical treatment to all sections of the society. The Nirali Trust’s initiatives are helping needy patients, especially from disadvantaged sections of the society, to get the best care at an affordable cost. Tata Trusts are well respected across India for their path-breaking initiatives in the field of cancer care,” said Naik.
“Cancer needs to be tackled on a war footing. Naik’s initiative, which should be emulated, will go a long way in making cancer care affordable and accessible”, said Tata Trusts chairman.
The Nirali Memorial Medical Trust will create the hospital infrastructure with advanced facilities and install state-of-the-art equipment while Tata Trusts will be responsible for patient care and day-to-day operations. The comprehensive cancer care will have facilities that range from clinical pathology, high-end linear accelerator, histopathology, biochemistry, USG, digital X-ray and mammography to CT simulators, brachytherapy OPDs as well as major operation theatres.
The upcoming centre will also be a part of the overall network of cancer centres being established by the Tata Trusts across the country.