Hyundai Motor India Foundation (HMIF), the philanthropic arm of Hyundai Motor India, in continuation to its on-going COVID-19 relief programmes announced a series of initiatives to offer infrastructural assistance to most affected states of Maharashtra, Delhi, Haryana, Telangana and Tamil Nadu.
Key relief measures
- HMIF to roll-out Hyundai Cares 3.0 relief measures for COVID-19 to most affected states of Maharashtra, Delhi, Haryana, Telangana and Tamil Nadu
- To augment its mobile medical units and telemedicine clinics in rural areas to break the chain of spread
- To deploy multiple oxygen generation plants in hospitals across states to augment supply of oxygen to critical patients
- To set up Medicare facilities and infrastructure to provide immediate relief to COVID-19 patients in collaboration with state governments and hospitals
- To extend support to hospitals in manpower and operational cost for three consecutive months
Under its third phase of initiatives for COVID-19, HMIF will roll-out a multi-faceted relief package of Rs 20 crore that is focused on the crisis at hand.
Speaking about the measures, SS Kim, MD & CEO, Hyundai Motor India, said, “The second wave of this COVID-19 pandemic has triggered an unprecedented crisis for the nation. In times of despair we often lose hope amidst the chaos, but it is also times such as these that brings out the best of humanity with in us all. To offer meaningful assistance to the most affected cities and states, Hyundai has redeployed its resources and channelled efforts that will provide relief during these difficult circumstances. We are organising resources on a war footing and hope to help in abating this crisis.”
The relief measures have been specially developed with the focus of addressing the needs emerging out of the current crisis. Hyundai is aiming at helping people and infrastructure cope with the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic in India. To ensure timely assistance is delivered to highly affected cities and states the company is evaluating all options to expedite the deployment of these resources on a war footing. Additionally, Hyundai had organised a vaccination drive for its staff aged above 45 in the manufacturing facility through the office of the Sriperumbudur Government Primary Health Centre and will continue these efforts to help overcome the pandemic.