Capgemini has dedicated ₹50 crore to augment the efforts of the Central and State administrations in India in direction of preventing the second wave of Covid-19 pandemic. This fund will likely be used to construct Covid-19 care ICU amenities, oxygen era crops, different long-term medical infrastructure and supply aid operations.
In addition, Capgemini can be contributing ₹5 crore to UNICEF to present rapid assist throughout India for essential Covid-19 response care, by establishing three oxygen era crops and RT-PCR testing machines.
“India is on the coronary heart of what we do in Capgemini, and the well being and security of our staff and the communities we dwell in, stays our prime precedence. This second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic in India has been notably difficult, and we wish to guarantee all our assist to combat this pandemic and are available out stronger. At this essential time, we’re dedicated to speed up medical help in India by means of the Capgemini Social Response Unit (SRU). This fund will assist to improve the efforts of the Central and State authorities in constructing long-term medical infrastructure in India,” mentioned Aiman Ezzat, CEO of Capgemini.
As a part of its effort, Capgemini is in discussions with numerous State authorities authorities to arrange healthcare amenities throughout these cities the place the corporate has a presence. This contribution will likely be in addition to the Capgemini Corporate Social Responsibility statutory fund in India.
During 2020, in line with Capgemini’s social dedication, its SRU supplied 65 fully-equipped ICU beds to three BMC hospitals in Mumbai, in addition to 100 Oxygen Concentrators and 65 High Flow Nasal Cannulas to 15 authorities hospitals throughout Bengaluru. These ICU beds, that are absolutely geared up with ventilators, ECG screens, and different essential ICU patient-monitoring gadgets, are at present getting used to deal with sufferers critically affected by Covid-19.
“At Capgemini, we’re absolutely dedicated to offering well timed medical, monetary, and emotional assist to all our staff members and their dependents throughout these unprecedented instances. As we proceed to assist our colleagues, we’re additionally striving to lengthen assist to the communities we dwell in by offering entry to essential care, which is required instantly for the combat towards Covid-19 in addition to medical wants in the approaching years,” mentioned Ashwin Yardi, CEO of Capgemini in India.