SAIL mobilizes vast health care services in the fight against Corona virus

By Sarkaritel March 31, 2020 20:28

New Delhi, 31st March, 2020: Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL) has mobilized various health services in large numbers across all its hospitals situated in its five main hospitals located in the five integrated steel plants to fight against the outbreak of Corona virus.

The five hospitals namely,

JLN Hospital & Research Centre at Bhilai,

Durgapur Steel Plant Main Hospital at Durgapur

Ispat General Hospital at Rourkela

Bokaro General Hospital at Bokaro and

Burnpur Hospital at IISCO, Burnpur, of SAIL have created isolation wards, quarantine facilities, ICU beds along with other necessary health equipment to specially deal with the cases of corona infections. These facilities have been made available to the local administration also for utilisation. The Company is also producing masks through self-help groups & making large quantities of masks, PPEs and sanitizing facilities available across all the health units and work areas.

Till today, the Company has created isolation wards with 330 beds, quarantine facilities with 592 beds at these five hospitals. SAIL’s Rourkela Steel Plant is handing over 5 ventilator units to Odisha Government to cater to their requirements.

The Company is continuously monitoring the situation and making necessary arrangements in the best possible manner in the fight against corona virus. Arrangements have been made to ensure continuous supply of sanitizers, masks and PPEs etc.

Augmented healthcare facilities of SAIL – At a Glance:

Item JLN Hospital & research Centre Bhilai, Chhattisgarh Durgapur Steel Plant Main Hospital, Durgapur

West Bengal

Ispat general Hospital, Rourkela


Bokaro General Hospital, Bokaro


Burnpur Hospital, Burnpur

West Bengal

No. of isolation beds 86 60 60 91 33 330
No of quarantine beds 300 100 30 50 112 592
No. of ICU beds 23 15 15 20 10 83
No of Ventilators 9 1 10*


*5 more ventilators are being handed over to the Odisha Govt.

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Attached : Newly created Isolation ward at a SAIL Hospital

By Sarkaritel March 31, 2020 20:28