Hero Motocorp & Gurugram District Administration Partner To Set-Up 100-Bed Covid-19 Care Centre
The hon’ble Chief Minister of Haryana Shri Manohar Lal today inaugurated a 100-bed makeshift Covid Care Centre in Gurugram, built in partnership between Hero MotoCorp and the District Administration.
Dr. Yash Garg (IAS), Deputy Commissioner, Gurugram, Bharatendu Kabi, Head of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Corporate Communication at Hero MotoCorp and other senior officials from the Company and the district administration attended the event.
Hero MotoCorp is supporting the Covid-19 Care Centre – set up at the Government Girls College in Sector 14, Gurugram – under its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) platform “Hero We Care”.
Dr. Yash Garg, lAS, Deputy Commissioner, Gurugram, Haryana said, “The support from Hero MotoCorp towards Covid-19 relief is extremely heartening and we are grateful to the company and its employees for extending a helping hand during this hour of crisis. The Covid Care Centre will help augment our medical infrastructure and enable us to widen the scope of our relief activities for the affected people in the district. This is an excellent example of the public-private partnership in contributing towards the larger cause of the society. At a challenging time such as this, we urge more corporates and private organisations to come forward for similar initiatives.”
Bharatendu Kabi, Head – Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) & Corporate Communication, Hero MotoCorp said, “As a responsible corporate citizen, Hero MotoCorp has always believed in contributing towards the wellbeing of the ecosystem that we operate in. We are truly glad to partner with the district administration in setting up this 100-bed Covid Care Centre, which will go a long way in supporting the healthcare infrastructure in the Gurugram.”
Hero MotoCorp continues to keep expanding its initiatives towards Covid-19 relief across the country by partnering with local hospitals, state governments and local authorities.
Hero MotoCorp’s Covid-19 Relief Measures
- Hero MotoCorp recently partnered with the Ramakrishna Mission Sevashrama, Kankhal (RMSK) at Haridwar in Uttarakhand for strengthening their healthcare system and response to Covid-19
- Additionally, Hero MotoCorp is also extending support to Covid-19 hospitals in various states, including Delhi, Rajasthan, Andhra Pradesh and Gujarat.
- The company 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
- Hero MotoCorp has 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