From Chairmans Desk


 

 

 

MESSAGE

Artificial Limbs Manufacturing Corporation of India (ALIMCO), is a schedule “C”- Miniratna Category II Central Public Sector Enterprise, registered under Section 8 (Not for Profit Motive) of the Companies Act 2013, is functioning under the administrative control of Ministry of Social Justice &Empowerment, Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (Divyangjan). It is 100% owned Govt. of India Central Public Sector Enterprise. The Corporation is serving the noble cause of manufacturing various types of cost effective ISI marked Aids & Assistive Devices for the last 43 years. The Mission of the Corporation is not only to restore the Dignity of Persons with Disabilities(PwDs)but also to cater the needs of Orthopedics impairment, Hearing impairment, Visual impairment and Intellectual Development across the length and breadth of the country under various Government Schemes, CSR projects of Corporate Sector particularly PSUs by utilizing MPLAD Fund, StateGovernments, NationalInstitutes, Dealernetwork, NGOsetc. In the last 43 years of journey of the Corporation, it has served around 46 Lakhs PwDs so far. Moreover, yearly, it is serving around 2 Lakhs PwDs on an average.

The Corporation has registered a phenomenal growth during last four years. This has been achieved with the total teamwork at all levels in the Corporation.  It is pertinent to inform that Grant of Rs. 286.00 Crores has been sanctioned for modernization of ALIMCO by Govt. of India, out of which Rs. 200.00 Crores will be provided by Govt. and Rs.86.00 Crores will be spent from ALIMCO’s internal accruals. ALIMCO has already started implementing Modernization Plan on war footing. The Engineering Projects India Ltd. (EPIL) has been appointed as “Project Management Consultant” for undertaking the civil activities for modernization project. The Consultant for the procurement of Machineries and Equipment’s has already been finalized. With the availability of land from the District Administration-Ujjain, the Corporation has already started construction activities at Ujjain to make a State of Art Auxiliary Production Unit.

The ToT Agreement with M/s Motivation has been finalized and the same is likely to be signed within December, 2016. It is once again reiterated that ALIMCO is now a-days focusing on business from open market rather than depending only on Government sponsored schemes. As a result of this, we may aggressively tapping the business under the CSR initiatives both from Public/Private Sectors and MPLAD Fund. The ALIMCO is also aggressively participating in open tender of Aids & Assistive Devices of the State Govts. Which has started yielding results.

 

I once again would like to request to all stakeholders to extend their helping hands for expansion of business for the Corporation from open market, which will help ALIMCO in becoming a completely self-reliant PSE.     I am also pleased to informthat the Corporation has been awarded for “Excellence & Outstanding Contribution by PSU for the year 2011-12” in Special Institutional Category (Turnaround) to ALIMCO by the Hon’ble President of India. ALIMCO has also created Four Guinness World Records during the current financial year. I take this endeavor to thank the entire group of stake holders,(Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (Divyangjan) of the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Ministry of Human ResourcesDevelopment, All the State Project Directors and their IED Coordinators, Central PSEs who have made ALIMCO as their CSR Implementation Partner, Corporate Sector,WHO,ICRC National Institutes,Dealers,Febricating Agencies,NGOs,Prominent Activists working for the cause of DisabilitySector, all the State Governments and others who have helped ALIMCO,in achieving this phenomenal performance. I also thank the entire team of ALIMCO employees, without whose support it would not have been possible. I look forward to their support in future too and wish all stakeholders and well-wishers of ALIMCO a very Happy and Prosperous New Year-2017.

 

                                                                                                                                                Chairman and Managing Director