Thursday, April 29, 2021

Hero Motocorp Steps Up Its Covid-19 Relief Initiatives In Indian Market


·       Partners with Ramakrishna Mission Sevashrama & District Administration in Haridwar for 122-bed Covid-hospital

·       Providing motorcycles & scooters for personal use by health workers in various hospitals across the country

·       Donates oxygen cylinders to hospitals in Delhi & Haryana

·       Hands over PPE Kits to various state Governments

In keeping with its commitment towards the COVID-19 relief efforts, Hero MotoCorp Ltd, the world's largest manufacturer of motorcycles and scooters, has rapidly expanded its initiatives across the country.

Under the Company’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) platform “Hero WeCare”, Hero MotoCorp has partnered with the Ramakrishna Mission Sevashrama, Kankhal (RMSK) at Haridwar in Uttarakhand for strengthening their healthcare system and response to Covid-19. Hero MotoCorp is supporting the healthcare infrastructure of Ramakrishna Mission Sevashrama to boost the capacity of rapid-response teams and other emergency medical facilities. It will also help the Mission to deploy an immediate health preparedness plan to mitigate the spread of the coronavirus in the region of Haridwar.  

Additionally, Hero MotoCorp is also providing its motorcycles and scooters for safe, personal commuting by health workers and medical staff in several states, including Delhi & NCR, Haryana, Uttarakhand, Rajasthan and Gujarat.

Under this initiative, the Company is currently in the process of providing its two-wheelers for the health workers in seven hospitals in and around Dharuhera in Haryana, four hospitals in Uttarakhand, four hospitals in Gurugram in Haryana, three hospitals in Jaipur, and one each in Alwar in Rajasthan, and near Halol in Gujarat.

In addition to these, Hero MotoCorp has also contributed oxygen cylinders for emergency medical use by some of the hospitals in Delhi and Haryana. The Company has been donating PPE Kits to the health authorities in various states for use by health workers.

Going forward, Hero MotoCorp will continue to further expand its initiatives towards Covid-relief across the country by partnering with local hospitals, state governments and local authorities.

Mr. C. Ravishankar (IAS), District Magistrate, Haridwar, said “We appreciate the special efforts extended by Hero MotoCorp to tide over the challenges emanating from Covid-19 pandemic. I urge other companies to also extend a similar helping hand so that our efforts to contain the virus and economic hardships are strengthened.”

Swami Dayadhipananda Aka Dr. Shivakumar Maharaj, Medical Superintendent, RKMS Haridwar, said “I thank Hero MotoCorp for supporting us with the response package that will help us to respond effectively to the Coronavirus pandemic. The support of Hero MotoCorp will keep our Mission strong and we will continue to take care of our patients, help save lives and protect our communities with the help of this collaboration.”

The Ramakrishna Mission Sevashrama, Haridwar, has the following facilities: 

·  90 Beds with oxygen in the wards (Private, Semi Private and General).

·  16 Beds with oxygen & portable Ventilator facility in the Emergency Ward.

·  08 Beds with oxygen & BIPAP Machine in the COVID ICU. 

·  08 Beds with Ventilator in the COVID ICU (Level 3). 

·  24*7 Lab, CT Scan.

·  05 Operation Theatres

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