Special Correspondent

“If required, services of specialists from elsewhere can be requisitioned”

CUDDALORE: Chairman-cum-Managing Director of the Neyveli Lignite Corporation A.R. Ansari inaugurated a diabetes unit in the NLC-run General Hospital at Neyveli on Saturday.

He said all efforts had been made to render medical care to employees. If required, services of specialists from elsewhere could be requisitioned.

15 children

NLC director (personnel) P. Babu Rao said that 15 children below the age of 15 were found to have diabetes. Steps had been taken to treat them and five glucometers given to them. V. Balaji, diabetologist from Chennai, spoke about ‘Living with diabetes.’

NLC director (mines) B. Surender Mohan, general superintendent of the hospital P.T. Shanmugasundaram, officials and employees participated.