contribution to address
healthcare needs with medical supplies, COVID Care Centre at
CapitaLand’s business park and an oxygen generating plant at a hospital
Leveraging CapitaLand’s global network and resources, the first batch of emergency medical supplies comprising oxygen concentrators were delivered to India on 19 May 2021. Over the next few weeks, more supplies will be delivered to government hospitals in the states of Haryana, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu and Telangana, including nine ICU beds to Jayanagar General Hospital and the Leprosy Hospital in Bangalore.
Mr Jonathan Yap, President, CapitaLand Financial, who also oversees CapitaLand’s business in India, said: “CapitaLand has been contributing to the local community in India for 27 years; and it is more important than ever that we stand in solidarity with India during this difficult time. This unprecedented global crisis calls for unprecedented unity. We are doing everything we can to take care of our employees in India and stepping up our help to address critical needs across the nation. CapitaLand is mobilising our resources in various countries and in India to ensure that vital medical supplies and support reach those most affected. We have also set up a COVID Care Centre at our business park to provide additional healthcare support to employees, tenants and the neighbouring Bangalore Whitefield community. We are thankful to like-minded partners like Temasek Foundation for joining our efforts to help the vulnerable impacted by the pandemic. Through our collective efforts, we believe that India will emerge stronger from this crisis.”
Mr Vinamra Srivastava, Chief Executive Officer, Business Parks, CapitaLand India, said: “India is going through a trying time right now. We have been working closely with the state governments where we have presence, to identify the needs of local hospitals and ensure that emergency medical supplies are procured and delivered as soon as possible. Through CHF, our efforts on the ground have been significantly boosted. We are also teaming up with our customers, partners, suppliers and service providers to enhance our support as the situation evolves.”
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- Images 1 and 2: On 19 May 2021, the first batch of emergency medical supplies comprising oxygen concentrators were delivered to India.
- Images 3 and 4: CapitaLand has set up a temporary COVID Care Centre at International Tech Park Bangalore equipped with beds and medical supplies such as oxygen concentrators and cylinders.