Hero MotoCorp to provide 60 custom-built mobile ambulances for Covid-19 patients

New Delhi: Two-wheeler maker Hero Motocorp said on Tuesday that it is donating 60 first-responder mobile ambulances to authorities across the country as part of its Kovid-19 relief efforts. The company said in a statement, the mobile ambulance will be useful to reach patients in rural and remote areas and comfortably transport them to nearby hospitals.

It has a custom made ambulance, which can be fitted on a Hero MotoCorp motorcycle, the engine capacity is 150cc and above.

Ambulance items include a sleeping system with first aid kits, oxygen cylinders, fire extinguishers and essential medical equipment such as sirens, Hero Motocorp said.

This mobile ambulance will be handed over to officials in many areas across the country.

The Hero Group has already prepared a corpus of Rs 100 crore as an aid to the ongoing Kovid-19 relief efforts in India.

Half of this amount, or Rs 50 crore, is being contributed to the PM CARES fund and the remaining Rs 50 crore is being spent in other relief efforts.

BML Munjal University – run by the Hero Group in Dharuhera, Haryana – has offered its 2,000-bed hostel for use as a isolation and treatment ward by the local health department.

Hero MotoCorp said it is distributing more than 15,000 meals to daily wage earners, stranded laborers and homeless families in several areas of Delhi-NCR, Rajasthan, Haryana, Uttarakhand, Andhra Pradesh and Gujarat.

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