December 28, 2015
Suzlon organized an eye and dental screening camp for villagers in Kittampalayam, Coimbatore
- 113 villagers participated in the awareness and check-up camp
- 15 villagers were referred to Sankara Eye hospital for cataract operation
- District Blindness Eradication Society provided monetary help for the cataract operations
Coimbatore: Reiterating its commitment to improving the health and well-being of communities around
its areas of operation, Suzlon Foundation, in association with IMAYAM, an NGO, Sankara Eye Hospital
and RVS Dental College and Hospital, organised an eye and dental screening camp at Kittampalayam
village in Coimbatore. The objective of the camp was to create awareness in, and educate the local
communities about dental and eye related diseases.
A total of 113 villagers participated in the camp, out of which 15 villagers were diagnosed with cataract
and referred to Sankara Eye Hospital where they will be provided treatment.
The camp organized by Suzlon and its partners was attended by the village panchayat representatives
including Mr.JothimaniRangasamy, President, Kittampalayam Panchayat and Mr.Venkatachalam, Vice
President, Kittampalayam Panchayat.
Dr Jasmine Sofia Gogia, General Manager, Suzlon Foundation said, At Suzlon, we are guided by the
philosophy to pursue social, economic and ecological development for our planet. Our CSR initiatives
focus on inclusive growth and holistic development of the surrounding communities across our areas of
operations. The awareness and screening program was organized to promote good health, prevent
diseases, and facilitate early diagnosis and treatment. We thank all our partners for extending their
support to organize the awareness camp.
Suzlon has wind energy installation of 728MW in Coimbatore spread across various locations. Over 298
villages are covered under Suzlons CSR programs in Coimbatore.
Sustainable development is at the core of Suzlons CSR outreach and we believe that we have the
responsibility to nurture and enhance the financial, natural, social, human and physical resources
around our operating areas. Suzlon Foundation, an autonomous body, is responsible for ensuring the
integration of CSR initiatives across all Suzlon business operations, and has developed a grassroots
framework which responds to the neighbourhood needs. Apart from being a technology leader, Suzlon
aims to champion the cause of sustainable energy and create a lasting and harmonious environment.