France-headquartered IT main Capgemini dedicated Rs 50 crore to reinforce the efforts of the central and state governments in India in the direction of combating the second wave of the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic. This fund might be used to construct Covid-care ICU services, oxygen technology crops, different long-term medical infrastructure and for reduction operations.
As a part of this effort, Capgemini is in discussions with numerous State governments to arrange healthcare services throughout these cities the place Capgemini has its presence. This contribution might be along with the Capgemini CSR statutory fund in India.
“India is on the coronary heart of what we do in Capgemini, and the well being and security of our workers and the communities we reside in, stays our high precedence. This second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic in India has been significantly difficult, and we need to guarantee all our help to battle this pandemic and are available out stronger. At this crucial time, we’re dedicated to speed up medical help in India by way of the Capgemini Social Response Unit. This fund will assist to reinforce the efforts of the Central and State authorities in constructing long-term medical infrastructure in India,” stated Aiman Ezzat, CEO of Capgemini.
As well as, Capgemini can be contributing Rs 5 crore to UNICEF to offer rapid help throughout India for crucial Covid response care, by organising three oxygen technology crops and RT PCR testing machines to reinforce the federal government efforts to battle towards Covid-19.
“As we proceed to help our colleagues, we’re additionally striving to increase assist to the communities we reside in by offering entry to crucial care, which is required instantly for the battle towards Covid-19 in addition to medical wants within the coming years,” stated Ashwin Yardi, CEO of Capgemini in India.
Throughout 2020, according to Capgemini’s social dedication, Capgemini’s Social Response Unit (SRU) supplied 65 totally geared up ICU beds to 3 BMC hospitals in Mumbai, in addition to 100 oxygen concentrators and 65 excessive move nasal cannulas (HFNC) to fifteen authorities hospitals throughout Bengaluru. These ICU beds, that are totally geared up with ventilators, ECG displays, and different crucial ICU patient-monitoring units, are at present getting used to deal with sufferers critically affected by Covid-19.