Piaggio Vehicles Pvt Ltd, the subsidiary of Piaggio Group, released a statement saying that the company plans to set up an isolation centre in Baramati, Maharashtra to help contain the spread and for the treatment of Coronavirus in the country. The company is also providing protective safety gear to Sassoon Hospital, a government-run hospital in Pune.
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To enhance the safety of healthcare providers, along with generating awareness regarding protective measures against the disease, the company has been providing infrastructure support in the form of installing sanitisation stations in the hospital, in collaboration with an NGO. Along with that, Piaggio is also providing personal protective equipment (PPE) kits to all healthcare workers in the hospital.
In other initiatives undertaken by the company to help during these tough times, they are arranging free supplies of ration kits to nearly 1,000 migrant labourers in the Baramati MIDC area through the local administration and also to the migrants in the construction sector, to ensure basic food security for a month.
As per the company’s release, they are working in close collaboration with the local authorities in Baramati, in addition to setting up an isolation center in the city, fitted with ECG machines, ICU beds, Pulse Oximeter and PPE kits.
In a statement, Diego Graffi, MD & CEO, Piaggio Vehicles Pvt Ltd, said, “In these exceptionally difficult times we stand with the government to provide our relentless support. This is an unparalleled crisis that needs cooperation and support from all of us as a community.”.