Hero MotoCorp has partnered with the District Administration of Gurugram to set up a makeshift 100-bed COVID-19 care centre in the city as the country battles a strong second wave of the pandemic.
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. This is an excellent example of the public-private partnership in contributing towards the larger cause of 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.”
The Indian two-wheeler manufacturer has introduced several COVID-19 relief measures. The company recently partnered with the Ramakrishna Mission Sevashrama, Kankhal (RMSK) at Haridwar in Uttarakhand for strengthening their healthcare system. It is also extending support to hospitals in various states, including Delhi, Rajasthan, Andhra Pradesh and Gujarat. The company has contributed oxygen cylinders for emergency medical use by some of the hospitals in Delhi and Haryana.