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Godrej teams up with Assam government to boost healthcare set up for COVID-19

07 January 2021 | News

The relief efforts, part of GCPL's CSR initiative, comprises of setting up 38 ICU beds at Gauhati Medical College and Hospital (GMCH) along with adequate supply of Godrej Protekt sanitisers

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Godrej Consumer Products Limited (GCPL), a leading emerging markets company, has joined hands with the Health Department of Assam to boost the healthcare infrastructure of hospitals handling COVID-19 cases.

The relief efforts, part of GCPL's CSR initiative, comprises of setting up 38 ICU beds at Gauhati Medical College and Hospital (GMCH) along with adequate supply of Godrej Protekt sanitisers. The total investment behind these initiatives is more than Rs 28 lakh.

This is one of the multiple initiatives undertaken by GCPL to help provide support to healthcare workers and COVID-19 patients as they continue their tireless fight against the pandemic.

Commenting on the initiative, Sunil Kataria, CEO - India and SAARC, Godrej Consumer Products Limited (GCPL), said, "Our partnership with the Health Department of Assam will be essential to support the healthcare infrastructure in the state. We are committed to support the healthcare workers and patients with this contribution.”

Himanta Biswa Sarma, Minister, Health & Family Welfare Department, Government of Assam, said, "Godrej Consumer Products Limited has come forward and supported Assam's healthcare infrastructure in various ways. They have helped setting up dedicated ICU beds for the super speciality unit at Gauhati Medical College and Hospital. Godrej Consumer have also provided us with large amount of sanitisers which we can use for an entire year to fight against COVID pandemic."

 

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