Saturday, September 07, 2019

AAI signs MoU with Leh Hill Council for installation of MRI machine

Leh: Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council, Leh, and Airport Authority of India today signed a MoU to install a MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) machine at Sonam Norbu Memorial Hospital, Leh. Sponsored by Airport Authority of India under Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), Rs 12.78 crore will be spent on the installation of this critically needed machine that included creation of infrastructure to house the equipments.
The Deputy Commissioner & Chief Executive Officer, LAHDC, Leh Sachin Kumar Vaishya and Airport Director (Nodal Officer of Airport Authority of India) Sonam Norbu signed on the MoU today. Addl District Development Commissioner, Leh, Moses Kunzang, CMO Leh Dr Motup Dorjey, Supdt SNM, Hospital Dr Tsering Samphel and officers of administration and Airport Authority of India were also present on the occasion.
It will be the first ever MRI machine in Leh for the civilian populace of the district which is likely to commission around mid next summer. The MRI is an extreme method of disease detection throughout the body and is most often used after other testing fails to provide sufficient information to authenticate the patient’s diagnosis.
07/09/19 Daily Excelsior.com

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