Honda India Foundation sets up COVID-19 isolation centres in Haryana and Rajasthan
Seeing the scarcity of hospital beds, isolation centres, ventilators and oxygen cylinders all across India amidst the devastating second wave of COVID-19, many automotive manufacturers have taken various initiatives to aid helpless civilians in any way they can. The Honda India Foundation, which is the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) arm of the Honda Group of companies, is one such initiative that has recently set up isolation centres in Haryana and Rajasthan in collaboration with state governments.
The foundation has already started the functioning of the isolation centres with 100 beds at Naurangapur (Haryana) and 50 beds at Tapukara (Rajasthan). These centres have round-the-clock supervision by trained doctors and nurses for COVID-19 patients. The foundation used the Honda warehouse in Haryana to set up the isolation centre with 100 beds that is located in Naurangapur, Manesar Haryana. The Rajasthan isolation centre is set up inside Girl's Higher Secondary school in Tapukara, Alwar Rajasthan with 50 beds.
The Honda India Foundation had raised Rs 6.5crore to fight the deadly COVID-19 in Haryana, Rajasthan, Karnataka, Uttar Pradesh and Gujarat. The foundation is reaching out to frontline warriors and government hospitals and distributing PPE kits, face masks and other medical essentials in rural areas. To overcome the scarcity of oxygen, the Honda India foundation is also setting up oxygen production plants in Haryana, Rajasthan, Karnataka and UP.