The unprecedented outbreak of Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and its impact across the world has made it an unparalleled global health crisis. The virus has proved to be the greatest challenge to the healthcare systems with frontline workers such as Doctors, Nurses and Health officers working selflessly to contain it and ensure timely treatment.
On World Health Day, Srinivasan Services Trust (SST) – the social arm of TVS Motor Company has pledged on-ground support to healthcare workers in addition to announcing Rs. 30 crores spend towards combatting COVID-19.
- SST is making 1 million masks for essential service providers including healthcare staff and supplying them in villages across Tamil Nadu and Karnataka, of which over 6.5 lakh masks have been distributed thus far.
- SST has deployed vehicles and disinfectants to municipalities. The Trust is also distributing disposable hand gloves, and helping produce medical equipment to curb the spread of COVID-19
- The Trust handed over a ‘Disinfectant Spray Cannon’ vehicle to the Corporation of Chennai to aid in disinfecting localities through chemical spraying. Over 2,000 villages have been disinfected through this initiative.
- SST is employing factory kitchens at the manufacturing units in Hosur and Padi to make food packets. These are supplied to all essential care workers in the vicinity, from police personnel, municipal staff to healthcare workers. The Trust has distributed over 1.2 lakh food packets to healthcare and essential workers.