Date : Nov 3, 2016

Father Muller Medical College Hospital and Confederation of Real Estate Developers Association of India, Mangaluru (CREDAI) have signed an Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on 03.11.2016 to provide health care services and facilities to construction workers and their families. These services and facilities will be provided free of cost or at concessional rates to workers working for CREDAI Mangaluru Members. The MOU was signed by Rev. Fr Richard Coelho, Administrator, Father Muller Medical College Hospital, Mangaluru and Mr Dharmendra B Mehta, President, CREDAI-Mangaluru. The construction industry contributes 8% of India’s GDP and employs 40 million workers. CREDAI Mangaluru members employ more than 10,000 workers. CREDAI-Mangaluru and Father Muller Medical College Hospital have jointly taken this initiative to provide quality health care to a segment of the labor force which otherwise does not have easy access to health services.   


On behalf of FMMCH Dr J P Alva the Dean of FMMC, Dr Padmaja Udyakumar, the Vice Dean, Dr Udyakumar, Medical Superintendent, Sr Janet D’Souza, Chief Nursing Officer, Dr Anil Shetty,  Paediatrics Department and Mr David Sequeira, PRO were present.


For CREDAI–Mangaluru - Mr Dharmendra Mehta, Dr Errol Pinto, Mr Sudesh Karunakaran, Mr Vinod Pinto, Mr Lakshmeesh Bhandary, Mr William D'Souza,                            Mr Rajashekar and Mr Luvi J Pinto were present.


Rev. Fr Richard Coelho, Administrator welcomed all the members. Dr J.P.Alva gave a brief history of how CREDAI-Mangaluru and Father Mullers started this partnership to provide health care to construction workers. Dr Anil Shetty coordinated the entire activity.