BANGALORE: In the wake of growing number of Coronavirus cases all over the country, Toyota Kirloskar Motor has announced a collection of specific measures to help the Karnataka Govt. in its fight against the pandemic. The automotive manufacturer is trying to make it a bit easier for the Doctors, paramedics and other hospital staff who are at the frontlines during this unprecedented public health emergency. They're susceptible and need Personal Protective Equipment Kits as well as other support to carry on with their duties effectively.
Toyota has pledged transportation support to the health department workforce and it will also be delivering around 1,000 Hazmat suits to Government health volunteers thus ensuring to take care of the caregivers. 10 buses are deployed to the Bangalore Medical College & Research Institute (BMCRI) while Toyota Mobility Foundation (TMF) has provided another 4 buses to the Health Department of Ramanagara district to enable conveniently, hassle-free and safe mobility for healthcare workers. These buses are going to be available 24x7 till April 30th. The 1,000 Hazmat suits have already been handed over to Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute. The company also will give another 2,000 of such hazmat suits to the govt.
Vikram Gulati, Country Head & Senior vice president, External Affairs, PR, Corporate Social Responsibility & Corporate Governance, Toyota Kirloskar Motor said, "Toyota's motto of providing utmost safety and security doesn't just end with its cars or stakeholders but transcends the boundaries of our offices and factories. Accordingly, in these turbulent times, It's important for us to assist one another and therefore the Government."
The company had recently distributed 1,000 essential kits and food supplies to daily wage workers. It's also utilising digital platforms to spread awareness of hygiene practices and techniques to combat Coronavirus while staying at home.