City’s Mental Hospital in for reforms as Tata Trusts, State sign MoUs

Ratan TATA, CM Fadanvis and Munde
Maharashtra Government and Tata Trusts on Thursday signed multiple Memorandums of Understandings (MoUs) to work together to improve community developmental indicators including reforms in city’s Mental Hospital for better psychiatric facilities. The MoUs signed would also work for strengthening efficiency of governance system, data management, health services, nutrition, literacy, education fields etc. Tata Trusts will play a guiding role in setting up those initiatives and will provide strategic and technical support and oversee successful execution of all these programmes, said the Tata Trusts. The MoUs were signed in the presence of Chairman of Tata Trusts Ratan Tata and Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis.

The proposed Nagpur Mental Hospital Reform programme is based on the experience of INCENSE model supported by Tata Trusts. Under the MoU, the Trust will set up a Health Services Advisory Unit in the Mental Hospital. The Tata Trusts will also activate an ideal data platform for the welfare and rehabilitation of 10,000 inmates in State’s five jails.

Digital literacy in 1200 villages:
A digital literacy campaign will be launched in 1200 villages of the State under ‘Internet Sathi’ scheme. Ratan Tata commended the Chief Minister for his vision, willpower and resolve for doing progressive works for the State as well as its people.

Others present during signing of MoUs in Mumbai include School Education Minister Vinod Tawde, Rural Development and Water Resources Minister Pankaja Munde and others.