Coimbatore: As part of its efforts to strengthen the State’s disaster management efforts in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, HCL has joined hands with the District Administration of Coimbatore to provide vital protection equipment including masks, Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), hand sanitizers and hands-free wash basins. This will play an important role in safeguarding the lives of the frontline health workers in the district.
HCL has provided protection equipment including 7,000 PPE kits complying to the SITRA and HLL specifications, 20,000 three-ply masks, 55 liters of sanitizer and two hands-free wash basins to the district administration. These are being routed to the frontline workers of Coimbatore district working in the ESI Hospital, Government Hospital, Coimbatore Medical College Hospital, District Health Centres and conservancy workers across the district.
Commenting on the support, K. Rajamani I.A.S. District Collector and District Magistrate, Coimbatore, said, “We are committed to ensuring the well-being of all our citizens and have already taken several steps so that we are prepared to meet all requirements from a healthcare perspective. Our healthcare warriors and other frontline workers are helping us fight this pandemic every day and also saving precious lives. HCL’s support and the protection equipment being provided by them will ensure the safety of our bravehearts. We would like to thank HCL for this critical and timely support.”