Covid-19 Pandemic: Hero MotoCorp donates 60 Mobile Ambulances across India

Hero MotoCorp, India's largest maker of two wheels, has donated 60 custom-made two-wheeler ambulances across India. These two-wheeler ambulances will serve as first responders and will be delivered to the country's relevant authorities.

by Niranjani Jesentha Kumari Prabagararaj

Updated: Apr 14, 2020 16:27 IST

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Such utilitarian mobile ambulances would be useful for reaching out and transporting patients to the nearest hospitals in rural and remote areas. These ambulances were custom-built as an addition to fit on motorcycles from Hero MotoCorp, with a 150cc displacement and above. Accessories for ambulances include sleep arrangements with critical medical supplies such as a first aid kit, an oxygen cylinder, a fire extinguisher, and siren.

The Hero party, including Hero Motocorp, pledged for relief a total of Rs100 crore. Half of this sum, some 50 Crore, will be contributing to the newly formed PM-Cares Fund, and the other 50 Crore will be spent on further relief.

Across Delhi NCR, Rajasthan, Haryana, Uttarakhand, Gujarat, and Andhra Pradesh, this will include deploying adapted motorcycles as two-wheeler ambulances across rural areas, distributing masks, sanitizers, gloves, and 100 ventilators apart from distributing 15,000 meals on daily basis today workers, stranded labourers, and homeless families.

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