Transparency data: NHS injury costs recovery scheme: April 2019 to March 2020

first_imgThe NHS Injury Costs Recovery (ICR) scheme aims to recover the cost of NHS treatment where personal injury compensation is paid, for example, after a road traffic accident. The Department of Health and Social Care publishes monthly updates on the amount of money recovered under the ICR scheme.The Compensation Recovery Unit recovers funds primarily from insurance companies and then pays them to the NHS hospital or ambulance trust that provided the treatment.last_img

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Ministry of Tourism and Dalmia Bharat sign MoU to adopt a heritage

first_imgDalmia Bharat signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Ministry of Tourism, Government of India, for the adoption of Red Fort monument under the ‘Adopt a Heritage’ project. With an estimate of over INR 5 crores per year, Dalmia Bharat joined ‘Monument Mitras’ from other various private sector companies to look after the operations and the maintenance of this heritage site for the next five years.The MoU was signed in the presence of Chief Guest K J Alphons, Minister of State for Tourism (Independent Charge) and other senior officials of Ministry of Tourism, Ministry of Culture and Archaeological Survey of India (ASI).Puneet Dalmia, Managing Director, Dalmia Bharat Group said, “We are very honoured to have adopted one of India’s top heritage sites. At Dalmia Bharat, we take pride in Indian culture and practise it in the workplace. Adopting a heritage project is a unique endeavour by Ministry of Tourism which envisions in developing monuments, heritage and tourist sites across India to enhance their tourism potential and cultural importance. We look forward to adding value to India’s heritage sites in every possible manner.”Sundeep Kumar, Executive Director, Dalmia Bharat Group said, “With our dedicated efforts we will endeavour to make Red Fort a world-class monument in terms of amenities and experience. Such initiatives will enhance the tourist experience, resulting in more footfalls from both domestic and foreign tourists. With our efforts, we will make Indian heritage sites a symbol of pride for all of us.”The first of its kind adoption enables Dalmia Bharat to construct, landscape, illuminate and maintain activities related to provision and development of tourist amenities. This includes various basic and advanced amenities such as public conveniences, clean drinking water,   cleanliness of the monument, accessibility for all, signage, cloakroom facilities, illumination and night viewing, surveillance system, tourist facilitation cum interpretation centre among others.In addition to this, Dalmia Bharat will also introduce other key amenities for the visitors like App based multilingual Audio-Guide, Digital Interactive Kiosk, Digital (LED) screening, free Wi-Fi and cafeteria along with souvenir shop which will help in promoting local art and craftsmanship. There will be the construction of ramps and differently-abled friendly toilets. Facilities like wheelchair availability, battery-operated vehicles, and braille signages are some of the key additions which will make Red Fort a barrier-free monument. Use of advanced surveillance system like PTZ based CCTV cameras will also be installed as permissible guidelines as per ASI. Dalmia Bharat will also assist in controlling the advanced tourist flow management system linked with carrying capacity of the monuments including light and sound shows with regular cultural shows and facilitation of night visits to the monuments.The ‘Adopt a Heritage Scheme’ (Apni Dharohar Apni Pehchan Project) was launched by President of India on World Tourism Day (September 27, 2017). According to it Private and Public-Sector companies and corporate individuals are invited to adopt heritage sites and to take up responsibility for making them and promote sustainable tourism through conservation and development under their Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) activities.last_img read more

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