October 23, 2016
Modern institution that wish to sustain in a fast changing world, should stick to their core value systems of trust, integrity, service and passion. Without getting these fundamentals right, no institution can scale heights and be in the reckoning for long, said Venu Srinivasan, Chairman, Sundaram Clayton.
Delivering the fourth founders day address at the Ganga Hospital here, he said ethical values wedded to professionalism is the key to a successful business model. He hailed the hard work and humanity of Ganga Hospital founders J.A. Shanmuganathan and Kanakavalli Shanmuganathan for bringing affordable health care system to the tier two city like Coimbatore.
“From a 12-bed hospital in 1978, Ganga hospital has become a 500- bed hospital with 20 operation theatres. This is made possible by the ethical values the founders followed. Surgeries and services are done at a cost of 10 per cent as compared to the other hospitals,” he said.
Hailing the hospital for being a front runner in orthopaedics, plastic surgery and micro surgery he said, Ganga Hospital has earned a name for itself and is the only member hospital in the city with International Orthopaedic Association.
“In a developing country like India much work remains to be done in the social sector and the business sector should happily extend helping hand in nation building,” he said.
Vanitha Mohan, president , Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry and founder of Siruthuli said every individual should serve the society. “Siruthuli, which had a small beginning, became a mass movement thanks to people’s participation. The Hope after Fire initiative by Ganga hospitals is one such humanitarian gesture worthy of emulation by everyone in society,” she added.
Dr. SRajasabapathy, Chairman, Department of Plastic Surgery, Hand and Microsurgery and Burns. Ganga Hospital, Dr S Rajasekar, Chairman and Head, Department of Orthopaedics and Spine Surgery, medical staff of the hospital and students of Ganga College of Nursing participated.