30 July 2021 | News
Rotary Club of Chennai Capital, Madras West Round Table 10, Sathyalok Charitable Trust and TANKER Foundation will run the 20-bed dialysis centre
Sathyalok Charitable Trust Dialysis Centre - Porur, established jointly by Rotary Club of Chennai Capital, Madras West Round Table 10 and Sathyalok Charitable Trust was inaugurated in Chennai.
The Tamilnad Kidney Research Foundation (TANKER Foundation) is roped in to provide dialysis services and operate the centre. Among the major donors include Sanjay Lulla, an industrialist. The centre is set to offer it at a subsidised rate of Rs 375 per session. It is also exploring ways to offer the service free of cost in future.
Constructed at the cost of Rs 3 crore, the 20-bed dialysis centre, houses a 5,000 sq ft building, well-equipped with 20 modern dialysis equipment. It will function from 8 am to 4 pm every day, including Sundays. The centre is expected to cater to 40 patients a day, impacting in a year close to 15,000 lives who suffer from kidney-related issues.