New Delhi: Chetak Foundation (the social arm of Chetak Group, the leader in Automotive Logistics in India) has collaborated with India’s leading Sir Ganga Ram Hospital (SGRH) to felicitate their frontline workers and drivers and provide them with sanitization kits, which will help them with covid preparedness. 1,000 sanitization kits were handed over to covid frontline workers and drivers at a ceremony held at SGRH, here today.
Sachin Haritash, Board Member, Chetak Group said, “In order to take the legacy of my late father Shri J K Sharma, Founder Chetak Gourp, we have set up Chetak Foundation as a tribute to him and his good work. He believed in and worked hard to make a positive impact on the community and especially on the underpriviledged. We are really happy that Sir Ganga Ram Hospital has collaborated with us for this noble cause and it reflects the social ethos being practiced by the organization. We would like to convey our gratitude to the entire team of SGRH, New Delhi.”
Earlier, the Hon’ble Union Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment Ramdas Athawale, while formally rolling out Chetak Foundation’s Health & Fitness Scheme had said, “It is heartening to see Chetak Foundation come forward and support the government’s efforts by acknowledging the Covid frontline workers and drivers who work tirelessly helping the public at large while risking their own lives. We need many more corporates and foundations to join hands in such noble initiatives”
On the development, Dr. Prof. D.S. Rana, Chairman, Ganga Ram Hospital said ”We really appreciate the efforts of Chetak Foundation in felicitating our frontline workers who have been the backbone of the healthcare system during the pandemic and strived for the cause of saving lives. Sanitation is the key factor in averting the spread of covid and needs to be adhered by one and all to break the covid chain. This is a timely initiative and in line with the values being practiced by SGRH where we have always prioritized the health and sanitation of its healthcare staff.”
SGRH has identified drivers, security guards, nurses, paramedics, housekeeping and cleaning staff for the felicitation and provision of sanitization kits.
Also present on the occasion were Dr M S Chaturvedi, Director Administration Dr Ruby Sahney, Joint Medical Superintendant, Dr Varun Kapoor, PRO and Dr Vaibhav Tiwari, Nephrologist /Renal Specialist from SGRJ and Mr. Arun Arora, Head and Director – Governing Board, Chetak Foundation.
Chetak Foundation focuses on areas including Education, Environment, Health, Livelihood and Road Safety, in the logistics space and public at large in the related domains. Chetak Foundation has conceived specific interventions to enhance beneficiaries’ experience. Some of these include Oxygen Plus (an environment initiative), Swasthaya Plus (a Health & Fitness initiative), Shikha Se Rozgaar (an Education to employment initiative) and Zindagi Plus (a Road Safety Initiative).