Eram Group hands over Modern Children’s Clinic to Mankara Govt Hospital
Kochi: The Saudi Arabia-based Eram Group has set up a new hi-tech children’s clinic at Mankara Government Hospital in Palakkad district as part of its social responsibility initiative. A K Balan, Kerala Minister for Law, Culture and Parliamentary Affairs, inaugurated the hospital building on October 31 in the presence of Dr. Siddeek Ahmed, Chairman and Managing Director of Eram Group.
A native of Mankara, Dr. Siddeek Ahmed has built the new section as a memorial to his late mother Maryumma. The clinic will be renamed as ‘Maryumma Memorial Child Clinic’. Built to provide a calm and peaceful environment for children, the beautiful and compact building is suitable for multiple usages. The floors and walls are decorated with multi-coloured tiles and soothing paint. The hospital consists of office, rest room, lab, a treatment room, injection room and doctor’s examination room. The other facilities include a play area with swings, playground and carpeted greenery.
The agreement was entered into in 2015 with the panchayat for setting up the clinic. The consent for the clinic was sought by the panchayat as it involved private investment in the government sector. Dr. Siddeek Ahmed said the setting up of the clinic for children was encouraged by the fact that his mother was a loving and caring person, who loved children very much. He said that love and compassion for fellow beings are just a few of the good things that his mother taught him.