Saint Gobain India supports TN Govt to provide relief against COVID-19

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Saint-Gobain India – Glass Business joins the force to fight COVID-19 and extends its support to the Tamil Nadu government. This will be through relief efforts in major districts of the State-Kanchipuram, Tiruvallur, Erode and Chennai. The company pledges a total of INR 4.5Cr to overcome the coronavirus pandemic and to provide medical care to those affected.

Saint-Gobain will provide essential oxygen generation plants airfreighted from France, one for Government Medical College Hospital Omandurar, Chennai costing INR 2.5 Cr and another plant costing INR 75 lakhs for IRT Hospital at Perundurai, Erode District. The plant for Government Medical College Hospital, Omandurar Chennai will cater to around 250 beds at a time. These plants will be commissioned and operational by June 2021.

The company further commits to funding INR 1.25 crores for providing oxygen concentrators, flow meters, medical kits, personal protective equipment (PPE) like masks, gloves, sanitizers, and other protective gear for frontline healthcare workers, public healthcare centers, and government hospitals in Kanchipuram, Tiruvallur, Erode districts and Chennai in the state of Tamil Nadu.

Through these measures Saint-Gobain India is committed to protecting the lives of local communities which is aligned to the organisation's purpose of 'Making the World A better home' by ensuring safety and well-being.