The rising Covid-19 cases in the country is quite alarming and threatening. Major automotive companies are coming forward to provide their support. The most recent one being TVS Motor Company who along with Sundaram Clayton and its companies donated INR 40 Crore. The funds will help to provide medical equipment like PPE Kits, medicines, oxygen concentrators and more across the entire country. Srinivasan Services Trust, the social arm of TVS Motor Company will spearhead this initiative. The main aim of this initiative is to help the country in curbing the spread of the deadly virus. The company also mentioned that it will provide free Covid-19 vaccination to all its employees and their family.
Detailed Breakup Of The Initiative
TVS Motor Company plans to supply 2,000 oxygen concentrators to various hospitals and health care centres. Under this initiative, the company also plans to provide over 20,000 food packets per day for the essential service workers of adversely hit states in the second wave of Covid-19 like Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Himachal Pradesh. Along with this, TVS mentioned that it will also provide other necessary help. This includes providing over a million face masks, oximeters, hand sanitisers and other medical essentials. Over 500 government hospitals and health care facilities in these states will get the benefit from this initiative.
The second Wave Is Much More Deadly Than First
As per reports, the second wave of Covid-19 is much more serious than the first wave. TVS Motor Company understands this very clearly. Thus, the motorcycle manufacturer is taking giant steps to help curb the spread. In Chennai, TVS is working with two hospitals namely, Stanley Medical College Hospital and Rajiv Gandhi Government General Hospital. The brand will aim to support both the hospitals with essential supplies to help fight the second wave of Covid-19. TVS Motor will also provide essential services to the rural areas which are hit in the second wave. The company mentions that it provided two dedicated ambulances for villages near its manufacturing facilities in Hosur and Mysore.