National Cancer Institute, Nagpur
ONGC has supported in building the National Cancer institute at Nagpur. The financial assistance of Rs 100 Crore by ONGC, was utilized to procure biomedical equipment at Radiology, construction of two floors for Disease Specific OPD etc.
ONGC has extended a support of Rs 100 crore to turn the vision of affordable world class cancer care facilities in Central India into reality. The First phase of the National Cancer Institute (NCI) at Nagpur was inaugurated on August 13, 2017 . NCI is a unique CSR initiative that would provide world class Oncology treatment facilities at affordable rates to the general public of Central India will have state of the art facilities for diagnosis, prevention and treatment of cancers.
Being the medical hub of central India, Nagpur has been selected to setup the NCI. The NCI will be 455 bedded quaternary care oncology center. The project is slated for completion in the year 2018.
The total cost of the project is Rs 565.20 Crore. Out of ONGC’s support of Rs 100 crore, Rs 50 Crore shall be used for procurement of medical equipment for Radio diagnostic facilities (like MRI, CT scan, Ultrasound, Mammography, X-ray and Bone Marrow Density meter) to be setup on the ground floor of the Institute. The balance Rs 50 Crore shall be used for construction of first floor, having the OPD chambers, and the second floor having economy ward. ONGC has released a sum of Rs 30 crore as 1st instalment towards the project.