Tuesday, 18 September 2018

ICICI Bank Ties Up with HealthAssure to Offer Healthcare Facilities to Its NRI Customers

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Chandigarh 18th September:- ICICI Bank, a leading private sector bank in India, announced an association with ‘HealthAssure’, a leading primary healthcare aggregator in the country. Under this partnership, account holders of ICICI Bank’s NRI Pro & Premia savings account get complimentary access to discounted healthcare services in the country for themselves and their families. The customers will get access to ‘Health Pass’, a personal concierge facility from HealthAssure that offers a host of exclusive healthcare benefits in India. The list of benefits include discounts of up to 50% on health checkups & consultations with specialists such as pediatricians, ophthalmologists, dentists among others  at over 3000 primary health-care centers in over 1000 cities in India. Customers will also be able to avail discounts on home-care services like doctor-on-call, nurses or attendants, physiotherapists, as well as other emergency services.
Additionally, it enables the Bank’s customers and their family in India to seek a second opinion from doctors around the world associated with prominent medical institutions like Johns Hopkins Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Mayo Clinic and Cleveland Clinic, among many others. The customers can book these health care services from anywhere in the globe for themselves or consultation for their families in India. They can do so digitally using the Bank’s mobile banking application or through HealthAssure’s mobile app and website.
Commenting on the launch, Anup Bagchi, Executive Director, ICICI Bank said that at ICICI Bank, our focus has always been on enhancing service offerings to our customers. This offer has been designed based on the customer insights derived from serving lakhs of NRI customers across the globe over the years. The experience has given us an insight into the lifestyle and aspirations of NRIs. We understand their requirements, specially when they are away from their home and nothing could be more important than the well-being of their loved ones. We are glad to have associated with HeathAssure to provide this service to our NRI Pro and NRI Premia customers thereby helping in creating a distinctive experience for them.
Varun Gera, CEO & Founder, HealthAssure, said that we are thrilled to partner with one of India’s largest banking organisations and look forward to bringing good health closer to more people with our concerted efforts. Our vision is to build an unparalleled primary care network and make the dream of healthcare for all a reality. Collaborations like these further boost our confidence and reinforce our ability to deliver good healthcare to consumers.

Sunanda Sharma Bags Two Titles at Mrs. India Earth 2018 Contest

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Chandigarh 18th September:- Sunanda Sharma from Patiala has won two titles namely “Mrs. Timeless Beauty” and “Pride of Punjab” in the recently concluded finale of prestigious Mrs. India Earth-2018 in New Delhi.
Ms. India Earth 2017 and Ms. United Nation 2018 Shyna Sunsara crowned Mrs. Sunanda Sharma.
Post her win she thanked Directors Ritika Vinay and Vinay Yadav of Mrs. India Earth 2018 for given her the opportunity to express and explore herself. Sunanda also thanked her well-wishers and family members for standing by her all the time and specially her Husband Shammi Sharma for his unconditional support. Sharma is the daughter of J.M Vashishat Engineer-in-Chief (Retd.) 
On receiving the awards Sunanda said that she would like to work with the underprivileged in the field of education. She believes that with education you can get rid of most of the ills of the society. Education can open up your mind and create new avenues for the people. They also learn to separate the good from the bad, helping them make informed decisions for a better life.

प्रधानमंत्री नरेंद्र मोदी के जन्मदिवस के अवसर पर नि:शुल्क चिकित्सा शिविर लगाया

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Chandigarh 18th September:- भाजपा चण्डीगढ़ के मेडिकल विंग द्वारा प्रधानमंत्री नरेंद्र मोदी के जन्मदिवस के अवसर पर दुर्गा मंदिर, पलसोरा में एक नि:शुल्क चिकित्सा शिविर लगाया गया। जिसका शुभारम्भ स्थानीय भाजपाध्यक्ष संजय टंडन ने किया। इस शिविर में डॉ. गुरिंदर, डॉ. नागपाल, डॉ. राजीव कपिला व डॉ. आरती वर्मा ने मरीजों की जांच की व मुफ्त दवाइयां भी वितरित कीं।

SBI Group Announces 2nd Season of ‘SBI Green Marathon’ in 15 Cities

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Chandigarh 18th September:- With the remarkable success of the inaugural edition of SBI Green Marathon, country’s largest commercial Bank announces the launch of its 2nd season. In its second edition, this mega event will be held in 15 cities across the country pledging for a greener future. The SBI Group is organizing a 5K, 10K, 21K run on the 10th of February 2019 in Chandigarh. The event is going to be a zero-waste event and is expected to witness close to 4300 participants who will run to spread awareness about the importance of cleaner and greener globe.
SBI General Insurance is going to be the health partner for SBI Green Marathon whereas SBI Life, SBI Mutual Funds and SBI Cards are also significantly contributing to this cause. The 15 city marathon event will start from 30th of September, 2018 in New Delhi followed by Lucknow, Hyderabad, Mumbai, Kolkata, Bangalore, Trivandrum, Guwahati, Bhopal, Bhubaneshwar, Chennai, Chandigarh, Ahmedabad, Patna and concluding in Jaipur on March 4, 2019. The run category for this fiscal’s SBI Green Marathon would include 5K, 10K and 21K.
Prashant Kumar, DMD - CFO & CDO, SBI said that it gives him immense pleasure to step in to the second edition of SBI Green Marathon. With SBI Green Marathon, the Bank has reaffirmed and endorsed its continued commitment towards greener environment & sustainable development. We hope for maximum participation from across the country which in-turn will help us achieve the goal of a greener future.
The “Run for Green” theme of this marathon event recognizes every participating individual as agents of change for a greener globe. All the participants will be given organic t-shirts to promote healthy and greener city. Even the runners’ bib would consist of seeds which can be planted after the Marathon. Also bio degradable and recyclable material is to be used by the bank making this a zero waste event.

Health Deptt. Celebrates “Poshan Maah 2018” at Mother Teresa Home

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Chandigarh 18th September:- “Poshan Maah 2018” was celebrated at Mother Teresa Home, Sector -23, Chandigarh by the Dietetics department, Health Department, GMSH-16, Chandigarh. The theme of the show remained as Healthy Platter for Healthy living.
The sisters of the home were sensitized with regard to fortification of the food and supplements of nutrients to be added in their daily diet so to keep our special friends nourished for their healthy day to day lifestyle.  The food handlers, cooks, supervisors were sensitized along with the special children about the hand washing techniques so that they can keep their surroundings clean to maintain hygiene under Swachh Bharat Abhiyan.
The children enjoyed the company of the Chief Dietician Manisha Arora  and her team which made special friends’ platter more meaningful, tasteful and nutrients  enriched.
One of special friend Salil sang a song which made the environment more lively and full of energy. The sister of the home accompanied the team for extending their warmth in making the life of the children more meaningful.
The Director Health & Family Welfare Dr. G. Dewan, assured the regular visit of the medical and dietetics department for the welfare of the special friends and interacted with the children  in playful mood so that they could accept the  change in  their diet  to make it more healthy and nourished to make the Poshan Maah more productive in their lives.