Gurgaon; May 15, 2021 – Union Minister Nitin Gadkari, Minister of Road Transport & Highways, Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises – Government of India, has spoken to Rajeev Chaba, President and Managing Director, MG Motor India and Paytm’s Founder & CEO, Vijay Shekhar Sharma and requested to provide 100 ambulance CSR funds equipped with modern life-saving system for Nagpur and Vidarbha. Accepting this, MG Motor has immediately delivered 8 units of the Ambulance to Nagpur local authorities upon the appeal by the minister, while assuring Gadkari to provide the remaining at the earliest.
Speaking on the occasion, Rajeev Chaba, President and MD, MG Motor India, said, “We are extremely proud that the minister has called for our support at this critical time. We have immediately deposited 8 of the 100 requested Hector Ambulance units.”
Earlier in March, MG Motor India donated five units of retrofitted Hector Ambulance to Nagpur’s Nangia Specialty Hospital. The COVID-19 cases are on the rise again in Nagpur and will help a common man in availing top-quality ambulance services. The Nangia Hospital and MG Motor came forward to offer state-of-the-art ambulance services for catering to the high demand during the second wave. The ambulance services were offered exclusively to COVID-19 patients living in Nagpur.
The Hector Ambulances are custom-built by MG engineers at its Halol plant. They come equipped with a medicine cabinet with a five-parameter monitor, an auto-loading stretcher, ventilator, an oxygen supply system, an alternate power backup (invertor) with additional sockets, a siren, a lightbar, and a fire extinguisher. MG has previously donated Hector Ambulances to GMERS Hospital in Vadodara and CHC Hospital in Halol.
- Imported auto loading stretcher.
- Oxygen system with cylinder.
- Jump seat for attendant -reuse rear seat to save cost.
- Fire extinguisher.
- Medicine Cabinet with 5 parameter Monitor.
- Internal lighting and top light bar with siren and amplifier
- Inverter with battery and sockets
- Medical equipment
Under its community service umbrella MG Sewa, the carmaker is doing various initiatives in these challenging times. Its Hector Ambulances continue to serve doctors and medical staff during their service to the nation. In April 2021, it had also joined hands with Devnandan Gases Pvt. Ltd. in Gujarat and has supported in increased the production of oxygen by 15% per hour at one of the latter’s plants in Vadodara within a week of the partnership and further aims to increase it by 50% soon. It recently also offered 200 beds for Covid-19 patients in Gurugram along with online platform Credihealth.