The installation will help the Hospital save close to Rs. 60 lakh, annually towards energy consumption
The amount saved, will be used to support 40 cardiac surgeries for children with heart ailments
IndusInd Bank installed rooftop solar panels at the Sri Sathya Sai Sanjeevani Hospital located at Kharghar, in Navi Mumbai. The installation is a large scale grid solar Photovoltaic system that will generatenearly 300 kilowatt peak (kwp) of energy, thereby reducing carbon emission by over 340 Metric Tonnes. Moreover, it will help the Hospital save nearly Rs. 60 lakh, annually towards energy consumption, which will then be used to facilitate cardiac surgeries of 40 children suffering from congenital heart diseases, free of cost.
The installation was inaugurated by C. Sreenivas, Chairman, Sri Sathya Sai Health and Education Trust and Roopa Satish, Head – Corporate & Investment Banking, CSR & Sustainable Banking, IndusInd Bank, in the presence of senior officials from the Bank as well as the trusts. Former Captain of the Indian Cricket team, Sunil Gavaskar being one of the trustees of the hospital, attended the inauguration ceremony through a virtual platform.
Speaking about the initiative, Roopa Satish, Head – Corporate & Investment Banking, CSR & Sustainable Banking, IndusInd Bank said, “We at IndusInd Bank understand that our sphere of influence goes beyond the financial eco-system and that as an organization, we are committed towards the upliftment of the economy, society, and the environment in equal measures”.
She further added “The installation of solar panels at the Sri Sathya Sai Sanjeevani Hospital reaffirms our commitment towards helping the hospital reduce its carbon footprint significantly on one hand, while also facilitating surgeries for children with cardiac ailments on the other. The Bank has always considered it an honour to contribute, and be a partner of choice for such noble causes, and shall continue to do so in the future”.