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Under an initiative, we have extended Rs.15.89 Cr to Swami Vivekananda National Institute of Rehabilitation Training and Research (SVNIRTAR) for construction of 100 bedded Annex Hospital “REC Centre of Excellence for Deformity Correction” in Olatpur, Cuttack district of Odisha.

It is a four storey building with total area of 3284 sqm comprising of two wards, cabins for 100 beds, 10 rooms and 2 Halls. The institute promotes manufacturing of prototype designed aids and empowers at least 2000 beneficiaries every year. Patients with locomotor / orthopaedic disabilities due to various ailments like poliomyelitis, Cerebral Palsy, Congenital Deformities, Leprosy, Burn contracture, Paraplegia, Hemiplegia etc. and hearing and speech disabilities are treated and rehabilitated. The Institute caters to the patients across India especially Odisha, west Bengal, Chhattisgarh, Andhra Pradesh and Jharkhand.

The building was inaugurated and dedicated to the public by Shri J. P. Nadda Hon'ble Member of Parliament (Rajya Sabha) in the august presence of the Hon'ble Union Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment Dr. Virendra Kumar, Shri Dharmendra Pradhan Hon'ble Union Minister of Education, Skill Development and Entrepreneurship. Shri Rajesh Agarwal, Secretary, Dept. of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities, Govt. of India, Dr.P.P.Mohanty, Director, SVNIRTAR and other officials of REC, CPWD & SVNIRTAR were also present at the ceremony.


Under our initiative, we have committed a sum of ₹100 crore for the development of sports in India. The funds will assist sports persons to excel in their respective field by providing opportunities to train under coaches of international repute with technical, scientific and psychological support and also in getting exposure to international competitions.

The MoU in this regard was signed between REC and National Sports Development Fund (NSDF). Hon’ble Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports of India Shri Anurag Thakur and Shri Vivek Kumar Dewangan, CMD – REC Limited signed the MoU. The initiative aims to promote Boxing, Women Hockey and Athletics and any other sport as mutually agreed upon by both parties.