Bengaluru, 19th October 2023: Ajax Engineering, India’s leading manufacturer of concrete equipment’s, recently organized a medical camp under the Ayushman Bhava program. The company has always prioritized the health and safety of its employees, and it extends this commitment to the communities it operates in. In addition to this Ajax Engineering actively supports projects focused on skill-building, education and health under its’ CSR initiatives.
Thus, the medical camp was conducted in partnership at Bashettihalli’s old government school, Namma Clinic campus. The event provided the local community with access to a wide range of medical check-ups conducted by specialist doctors, including physicians, gynecologists, dentists, orthopaedists, dermatologists, and general surgeons. In total, approximately 341 patients benefited from these services.
Additionally, the registration and distribution of Ayushman cards, a crucial aspect of the program, were carried out. The Ayushman card grants families with an income ranging from 1.8 to 3 lakh the privilege of availing free medical benefits. These benefits encompass medical examinations, treatments, consultations, and hospitalization expenses.
Commenting on this activity, Mr. Joseph Peeris, CHRO said, “At Ajax Engineering, we firmly believe in giving back to the communities in which we operate. Ensuring that low-income families can access timely medical facilities to address health concerns before they become severe is of paramount importance. We wholeheartedly support this government initiative and are proud to be partners in this endeavour.”
One of the goals of this initiative is to distribute Ayushman cards to all eligible beneficiaries enrolled under the PM-JAY scheme, making essential health services accessible to a broader audience. Through this program, efforts are made to raise awareness and disseminate information regarding health-seeking behaviour and the benefits available through various Ministry schemes and programs, creating an Information, Education & Communication (IEC) platform for the target audience.
Ajax Engineering’s corporate social responsibility efforts also include the donation of two classroom buildings at the Govt. Primary School, Bashettihally, Doddaballapur through Ajax Charitable Trust. Additionally Ajax School of Concrete was also established to build the technical skills of youth and help them gain employment opportunities.