A man guided by principles with a vision of a philanthropist, Sir Ratan Tata, Chairman of the Tata Group has set a new milestone by giving the country its largest cancer care hospital inaugurated on February 18, 2019. The event was graced with the presence of a few esteemed dignitaries, like Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Sir Ratan Tata, Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh Yogi Adityanath, Governor Ram Naik, Deputy CM Keshav Prasad Maurya, Member of Parliament Dr. Mahendra Nath Pandey and Director General of the Tata Memorial Hospital Rajendra A. Badwe.
The hospital Mahamana Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya Cancer Centre (MPMMCC), Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, built in a record time of 10 months, is a venerable cancer care centre with the modern expertise providing complex and rare cancer care services. This establishment has not only introduced a ray of hope to help India fight against cancer but has also proven to be a drastic step towards research and development in the vast, unknown field of cancer. The dedication of the Tata Trusts Organization to support India Against Cancer is exemplary, and being associated with an institution to bring about a record so noble by nature is a nothing less than a matter of glory for India Book of Records.
The record for a philanthropic organization to revolutionize the cancer care sector by giving the country the largest cancer care hospital built in least time was achieved by Sir Ratan Tata Trusts, Mumbai, under their Cancer Care Initiative, wherein the hospital Mahamana Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya Cancer Centre (MPMMCC), Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, a high quality and affordable cancer care centre spread across 5.86 Lac sq.ft, with 352 beds facility, was built in a record time of 10 months, from April 4, 2018 to February 7, 2019.