COVID-19: Mahindra distributes cooked meals to the homeless

Published On : 06 April 2020
By Tarashekhar Padhy



Mahindra has been opening its kitchens in 10 cities all over India to help supply cooked meals and ration to the human beings in need. It's CEO and MD, Pawan Goenka announced on Twitter that the company has distributed 50,000 meals, and 10,000 ration packages within seven days. So far, the business enterprise has helped supply meals to 50,000 migrants and day by day wage workers. In his post, Pawan Goenka has additionally stated that the organization is offering its kitchen infrastructure to be utilized by others who might want to put together food for the needy at some point in these tough times. These Mahindra kitchens could assist in preparing up to 10,000 foods in a day.


Simultaneously, the business enterprise is additionally running on other measures to help save you the spread of this lethal virus in the country. Mahindra is already running on making ventilators for coronavirus patients and has commenced testing its in-house respiration device. Furthermore, Mahindra has additionally kickstarted the production of face shield at its Kandivali facility for medical professionals and healthcare providers. In fact, Goenka recently introduced that the first 50,000 face shields might be given loose of cost throughout India.


Additionally, the organization is inclined to assist each person who desires to make face masks in this battle towards the pandemic. In fact, responding to the initiative, a Mumbai based start-up that makes sanitary napkins asked for Mahindra's to regulate their machines to make 3-ply masks. And in 4 days flat Mahindra engineers spoke back to the call and set up a production line inside Mahindra's Kandivali plant in Mumbai. The organization has confirmed that inside ten days the manufacturing could be ramped to make 10,000 masks in line with day.


Among other automakers, Hyundai has also ordered advanced coronavirus testing kits for Korea to assist over 25,000 people, and big players like Maruti Suzuki and Tata Motor also are working on making ventilators. Others like Tata Trusts, Bajaj, Skoda VW, Hero and TVS among many extra have pledged big quantities of finances to help the nation within the fight against coronavirus.