In view of the deteriorating conditions of COVID-19 pandemic, Under its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programme Jindal Stainless has started a special COVID-19 hospital at Hisar (Haryana) today. The 500-bedded, oxygen enabled hospital was inaugurated at school by Manohar Lal Khattar, Chief Minister of Haryana.
“A moment of pride for the entire Jindal Stainless family as Shri Manohar Lal Khattar, CM of Haryana, inaugurated the 500-bedded, oxygen enabled hospital, at our school in Hisar today.”, said Abhyuday Jindal, Managing Director of Jindal Stainless, India’s largest stainless-steel producer, a part of the $25 billion OP Jindal Group.
Hisar administration is continuously developing infrastructure to fight against corona.
While addressing the inaugural the medical facility, Chief Minister appreciated Jindal Stainless for this noble support.
With the warning of the third wave, Govt. is preparing best to face the challenges.
The COVID Hospital will be an advantage to safeguard the lives of the people of Hisar.
Apart from supplying oxygen to the newly built hospital, the oxygen plant at the Hisar manufacturing facility is supplying approx. 9.5 tonnes of Liquid Medical Oxygen per day on an average to nearly 50 medical facilities in Haryana and Delhi-NCR. The Odisha unit is regularly supplying 40 tonnes per day of LMO to several medical facilities in Odisha and Andhra Pradesh.
Since the beginning of the pandemic in 2020, Jindal Stainless has supplied nearly 3608 MT of LMO to various medical facilities across the states. Over and above this, oxygen is also being directed to oxygen gas cylinder fillers as per government directives.
Also, through its 580-bedded multi super-speciality hospital in Hisar, Jindal Institute of Medical Sciences, the CSR of Jindal Stainless has been actively fighting the pandemic since last year. 200 oxygen beds dedicated for COVID patients including isolations wards, screening units, telephonic consultations, 150 ICU beds, 60 ventilators, and several other facilities are activated to their maximum capacity to help patients.