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Tata Chemicals donates oxygen concentrators to Nellore district administration in Andhra Pradesh

  • Five oxygen concentrators given, each with 10 litre per minute capacity

Mambattu, June 12, 2021: With the second wave of COVID-19 and rising cases, the shortage of oxygen supply has become a nationwide crisis. To help combat this crisis, Tata Chemicals has stepped up its' efforts by extending support to the communities in and around Mambattu by procuring and donating five oxygen concentrators to the Nellore district administration through its CSR arm, TCSRD (Tata Chemicals Society for Rural Development).

As part of the Company’s COVID relief efforts, the oxygen concentrators were handed over to Mr. K. Chakradhar Babu, Nellore District Collector by Tata Chemicals representatives, Mr. Biswaroop, Business Head, Tata Chemicals Mambattu, Mr. K. Suresh, Site Head, Tata Chemicals Mambattu, along with other employees.

The oxygen concentrators, each with a capacity of 10 Litre per Minute, will be used to treat patients with breathing difficulty and provide oxygen at saturation levels as low as 85 in mild to moderately serious cases of Covid-19.

Since the onset of the pandemic, Tata Chemicals has been committed to serving the communities in which it operates. Recently, the Company also donated oxygen concentrators to the authorities in Cuddalore district in Tamil Nadu.

Ms. Alka Talwar, Head – CSR & Sustainability, Tata Chemicals, said, “The wellbeing of the communities has always been paramount for us. Since the outbreak of COVID-19, we have launched multiple efforts to support the communities. Providing oxygen concentrators in Mambattu is a step towards joining forces with the local authorities to overcome the challenges of this crisis. Through these efforts, we not only want to support the people of the society in which we operate, but also contribute to the nation’s fight against the pandemic.”

Tata Chemicals will continue to support and provide assistance to the local authorities, employees, communities and citizens in these difficult times.

Established in 1980, the primary aim of Tata Chemical Society for Rural Development (TCSRD) is to initiate and support community development programmes in and around regions where Tata Chemicals Limited facilities are located. And while each region is different in terms of geographic spread, subcultures and socio-economic requirements, TCSRD strives to protect, nurture and uplift the communities by adopting an integrated approach to development and designing region-specific need-based programmes.

About Tata Chemicals Ltd
A part of the over US$ 110 billion Tata Group, Tata Chemicals Limited, is a global company with interests in businesses that focus on Basic Chemistry Products and Specialty Chemistry Products. The story of the company is about harnessing the fruits of science for goals that go beyond business. The company’s Basic Chemistry product range provides key ingredients to some of the world’s largest manufacturers of glass, detergents and other industrial products. Tata Chemicals currently is the world’s third largest producer of soda ash with manufacturing facilities in Asia, Europe, Africa and North America. The company has a strong position in the crop protection business through its subsidiary company Rallis India Ltd. Tata Chemicals has established world class R&D capabilities with a dedicated band of research and scientific personnel working at its facilities in Pune and Bangalore in the emerging areas of material sciences, nutritional sciences, nanotechnology, biotechnology and agriculture sciences.

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