ECIL has huge plans in healthcare sector: CMD

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Tirupati, Dec 28 (UNI) The Electronics Corporation of India Limited (ECIL) has drawn up ambitious plans to introduce Digital Radiology System aimed at bringing cost-effective healthcare solutions to rural masses, Company Chairman and Managing Director K S Rajasekhara Rao said here today.

Speaking to reporters after a board meeting, Mr Rao said for this purpose, ECIL proposed to enter into an understanding with an US company for manufacture of High Resolution LCD Monitors at its facility here.

ECIL was currently engaged in executing the pilot phase of Multipurpose National Identity Card (MNIC) Project initiated by the Centre under which ID cards would be given to every citizen.

The bulk manufacturing of cards will be taken up in the Tirupati Unit in the next one or two months only after it gets the green signal from the government.

Mr Rao claimed the ECIL would bring forth a revolution by making available affordable healthcare solutions to the consumers.

The company had also developed 'Market Yard Management System'- a total IT solution based on intelligent kiosk -- for farmers.

The kiosk will provide information like weather forecast and market prices of seeds among others to farmers, in voice mode, in 14 official languages.

The company proposed to manufacture such smart kiosks in Tirupati unit besides gearing up additionally for production of new product stream namely low cost personal computers.

UNI

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