Nagda (Madhya Pradesh), December 17, 2019: LANXESS India Private Limited, the leading speciality chemicals company has committed itself to set up a five-bed state-of-the-art Intensive Coronary Care Unit (ICCU) at the Nagda Civil Hospital as part of its CSR outreach in Nagda. Neelanjan Banerjee, Vice Chairman and Managing Director, LANXESS India signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Dilip Singh Gurjar, Member of Legislative Assembly from Khachrod – Nagda constituency, and Chairman of Rogi Kalyan Samiti at an event organised at the Nagda Civil Hospital in the presence of media and esteemed dignitaries from the State and local administration in Nagda.
LANXESS India has pledged Rs.1.60 crores for its CSR projects in Nagda for 2019-2020. Apart from setting up the ICCU at the Nagda Civil Hospital, the funds will be utilised for other projects like installing solar street lights in Durgapura and Mahtawas in Rajasthan, setting up drinking water storages in Takrawada in Madhya Pradesh, and Bhikampur in Uttar Pradesh, providing buses for transportation of government school children and specially-abled children and greening of the Chambal riverbed, a step towards increasing groundwater levels.
These projects are in line with LANXESS’ vision for sustainable development and a better quality of life for the people of the Nagda region.
Over the years, LANXESS has contributed towards the social development of Nagda on a continual basis.
Speaking on the occasion, Neelanjan Banerjee, Vice Chairman and Managing Director, LANXESS India said, “LANXESS has always kept the interests of the people of Nagda in mind before undertaking CSR projects in the region. With our recent announcement of our commitment to Climate Neutrality by 2040, we have increased our focus on topics of environment conservation. In the coming years, you will see more such projects from LANXESS taking shape. We take immense pride in working for the betterment of the people and will continue to do so in future.”
Commenting on the projects, Sanjay Singh, Site Head – Nagda, LANXESS India said, “These projects are in alignment with our vision of sustainable development and will help bring in a qualitative change in the lives of the residents. These projects will help us build a stronger and socio – corporate bond as we seek your support in effecting constructive change in the region. I also thank the Municipal Corporation of Nagda and the Nagda Civil Hospital for seeing merit in our efforts and partnering us.”