‘SPARSH’ is a participative and inclusive venture wherein the Indian Army’s Eastern Command joined hands with CSR initiative of various Corporate Houses and Individuals.
The Indian Army’s Eastern Command in a path breaking initiative established, a first of its kind 15 bedded Palliative Care Centre “SPARSH” in Barrackpore Cantonment in Kolkata. ‘SPARSH’ was dedicated to the Armed Forces Personnel by Mrs Veena Naravane, Regional President AWWA, Eastern Command who was the driving force behind this unique and noble initiative.
The 15 bedded State of Art Palliative Care Centre aims to provide succour to terminally ill patients and their families who are beyond active medical treatment and suffering from diverse ailments like Cancer, Neurological disorders and other critical ailments.
‘SPARSH’ is a participative and inclusive venture wherein the Indian Army’s Eastern Command joined hands with Corporate Social Responsibility initiative of various Corporate Houses and Individuals.
Their noble contributions and philanthropy have enabled the setting up of the Palliative Care Centre which caters for facilities which focus on Medical Comfort, Intensive Care Unit, Psychological and Physiological Therapy combined with Yoga in an aesthetically pleasing environment.
Lt Gen MM Naravane, PVSM, AVSM, SM, VSM, GOC-in-C Eastern Command appreciated the efforts of the Joint Team from Army and Corporate Houses in making ‘SPARSH’ a reality.
The existing setup is of a 15 bedded Palliative Care Centre with plans to increase the capacity to 25 beds in the near future.