An appeal was made to PSUs to contribute funds under their CSR Scheme towards Health Minister’s Cancer Patient Fund-CSR for treatment of poor cancer patients. India Infrastructure Finance Company Limited (IIFCL) has taken lead in the matter and contributed an amount of Rs.7.5 crore in 2015-16. 385 cancer patients have been benefitted from the CSR contribution received from IIFCL during 2016-17.
The cheque of Rs.3.50 crore was presented to Minister of State for Health & Family Welfare, Shri Faggan Singh Kulaste by Shri S. B. Nayar, CMD – IIFCL. Shri Arun Kumar Jha, Economic Adviser, Health Ministry and Shri P.R. Jaishankar, Chief General Manager, IIFCL were also present.