Hyundai Motor India Foundation (HMIF), the CSR arm of Hyundai Motor India Ltd. (HMIL) today donated Rs 5 Crores to the “Chief Minister Public Relief Fund” under Hyundai Cares 3.0 COVID-19 relief initiative, to strengthen the state’s war against the second wave of the pandemic. The donation was handed over to Honourable Chief Minister of Tamilnadu Thiru M K Stalin. Additionally, a donation of Rs 5 Crores worth of Medicare Equipment has been announced, comprising of medical equipment such as High Flow Nasal Oxygen machines, Bipap machines, Oxygen concentrators and 2 oxygen plants to be set-up at government hospitals in Tondiarpet and Tambaram. On the anvil are some other medical consumables for front line workers of various hospitals.
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 strong against the second wave of COVID-19 pandemic, we have once again put together a package to help the state overcome the crisis. 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 undertake every effort to help India overcome this unprecedented calamity.”
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.