Legendary cricketer Sachin Tendulkar inaugurates the new upgraded quaternary care super-speciality healthcare facility
Aster DM Healthcare formally launched the new upgraded quaternary care super-speciality healthcare facility Aster CMI Hospital at Hebbal, Bengaluru. The hospital was inaugurated by legendary cricketer Sachin Tendulkar in the presence of Dr Azad Moopen, CMD, Aster DM Healthcare and several dignitaries.
Present at this inaugural, the Guests of Honour included DV Sadananda Gowda, Minister for Statistics & Programme, Implementation, Government of India; Krishna Byre Gowda, Minister for Agriculture, Government of Karnataka; and UT Khader, Minister for Food & Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs, Government of Karnataka.
Dr Moopen while welcoming the guests said, “India is a key market for Aster DM Healthcare and the Aster CMI Hospital is testament to our mission in bringing world-class medical care to India. With an investment outlay of around Rs 230 crores, Aster CMI Hospital aims to provide medical care in accordance with global best practices in healthcare. Designed to make the patients ‘feel better to heal better’, the hospital imbibes our core philosophy ‘We’ll Treat You Well’, carrying forward our legacy of excellence with professionalism and dedication.”
Elaborating on the Aster DM Healthcare CSR initiative for deserving patients, Dr Moopen said, “There are several issues that India as a country faces and access to quality healthcare is a challenge for many in the country. I am happy to inform you all that as part of our commitment to society; Aster DM Healthcare has also extended its social initiative in association with Sachin Tendulkar to offer oncology and paediatric cardiac surgeries for deserving patients in Aster CMI along with Aster Medcity-Kochi and Aster MIMS – Calicut. An outlay of Rs 2 crores has been earmarked for this as part of this CSR initiative for the next four years.”
Tendulkar congratulated Dr Moopen and the Aster DM Healthcare family on the opening of another super speciality healthcare facility in India.
Delivering the vote of thanks, Dr Nitish Shetty, CEO, Aster CMI said, “Overseeing the transformation from Cauvery Medical Center to Aster CMI has been a challenging and rewarding experience. Today, we are proud to present this advanced healthcare facility to the citizens of Bengaluru. With highly skilled, humane professionals with proven expertise in their areas of specialisation, we are confident that Aster CMI Hospital will be the first choice for the citizens of Bengaluru for any healthcare related issues.”
EH News Bureau