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Hyundai Motor India Foundation (HMIF), the Corporate Social Responsibility arm of Hyundai Motor India Ltd. (HMIL) has announced a new set of Covid-19 relief measures for the Tamil Nadu Government.
As part of the brand's Hyundai Cares 3.0, the new relief measures will see the company donating Rs 10 crores to the state government. It is aimed at helping the nation to fight the ongoing pandemic.
Out of the total donation, the company is donating Rs 5 crores to the "Chief Minister Public Relief Fund". The donation was handed over to the Honourable Chief Minister of Tamilnadu Thiru M K Stalin.
The other half of the total donation will be used to improve the health care sector by procuring Medicare Equipment. Rs 5 crores will be used for buying medical equipment such as High Flow Nasal Oxygen machines, Bipap machines, Oxygen concentrators and 2 oxygen plants to be set up at the government hospitals in Tondiarpet and Tambaram.
The list also includes PPE kits and other medical consumables to support the front line workers of various hospitals. In 2020, during the initial phase of the pandemic, Hyundai Motor India Foundation had extended similar support of Rs 10 crores to the state towards multiple pandemic relief activities.
Commenting on the contribution, Mr SS Kim, MD & CEO, Hyundai Motor India Ltd. said, "Hyundai has always stood by the government of Tamil Nadu in its most trying times. Today, when the state is fighting strongly against the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic, we have once again put together a package to help the state overcome the crisis."
He further added, "This contribution is an expression of our solidarity with the people of the state that has been the Home of Hyundai in India for over two decades. In line with our global vision - ‘Progress for Humanity', Hyundai is committed to undertaking every effort to help India overcome this unprecedented calamity."
Additionally, the company has also helped the country to fight the pandemic by announced various relief measures. Other states that have received support packages from the brand include Maharashtra, Delhi, Haryana, and Telangana.
The company has started setting up oxygen generating plants in hospitals. With the ongoing Covid-19 cases rising in the country, there is a massive need for oxygen supply in the country. The oxygen plant will aid critical patients and help hospitals become self-sufficient in oxygen.
The relief measures have been specially developed with the focus of addressing the needs emerging out of the current crisis — here are more details.
Thoughts About The Hyundai Announcing Covid-19 Relief Measures To Support Tamil Nadu Government
HMIL has two manufacturing plants in Irungattukottai and Sriperumbudur in Tamil Nadu. The company aims to help fight the State Government to overcome the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. The relief packages are aimed at improving the medical facilities in the state, which will help treat the affected patients.