Robert Bosch GmbH Strengthened its Commitment to Fighting the COVID-19 Pandemic in India
News Desk, News Nation 360 : Bosch India handed over the medical aid received from its parent company, Robert Bosch GmbH to NITI Aayog as part of its initiative to combat the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic in India. The aid shipment includes 92 ventilators and 438 oxygen concentrators, 10 oxygen cylinders, and other medical supplies such as face masks and glass cannula from major manufacturers. Besides the current aid, Bosch India had pledged INR 50 crores last year for fighting the spread of COVID-19. This included an in-house manufacturing line of medical grade masks at its Naganathapura plant, which was inaugurated by Mr. Kant. Till date, more than 4 million masks have been distributed to COVID-19 warriors, municipal corporation workers, ASHA, and Anganwadi workers as well as several NGOs. In addition to this, Bosch India has also invested in ventilator repairs, establishing COVID Care Centers, and upgrading primary healthcare centers around its facilities and is committed towards providing continued support and work with societal engagements during COVID while taking care of our employees, their families and the society at-large. The consignment was handed over to Amitabh Kant, Chief Executive Officer, NITI Aayog by Soumitra Bhattacharya, Managing Director, Bosch Limited and President of Bosch Group in India via a virtual event. Speaking on the occasion, Soumitra Bhattacharya said that the second wave of COVID-19 pandemic has been far more damaging for the nation. As a socially responsible company, Bosch is already doing its part wherever possible. They are thankful to their parent company for helping the nation during such a difficult situation.
Report : Anustup Kundu