"After two years, patients will not have to go outside the state after construction of this hospital. I know the difficulty and pain of the people who have to go outside for treatment," Das said at the programme.
The Tatas spend 80 per cent of its profits on welfare programmes and the industry should take inspiration from the Tata house, Das said.
"It would be our hope that in 20/30 years, we will help the government reduce the deaths caused by cancer. The road is not easy but the goal is achievable. North-East India is known for high number of cancer patients and I hope the hospital here in Ranchi will play a major role in this part of the country," he said.
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