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Tata Chemicals in association with TCIT provides oxygen support to Dwarka Hospital in Mithapur, Gujarat

Tata Chemicals & TCIT donate 10 oxygen concentrators and set up oxygen pipelines for 100 beds

Mithapur, July 30th, 2021: In the fight against the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Tata Chemicals has been working towards the safety and well-being of communities. The company through its CSR arm, Tata Chemicals Society for Rural Development (TCSRD) in association with Tata Community Initiative Trust (TCIT), donated 10 oxygen concentrators with five-liter capacity each to the Dwarka Hospital situated near Mithapur, Gujarat.

The oxygen concentrators were handed over by Ms Alka Talwar, Head – CSR & Sustainability and Dr. Sanjeev Bhatnagar, Head – Medical Service at Tata Chemicals to Dr. Vipin Chandarana, Suprintendent at Government Hospital Dwarka. Tata Chemicals has also worked on setting up an oxygen pipeline for 100 beds, out of which 20 beds will be reserved for pediatrics. With the vision of serving society, Tata Chemicals is providing oxygen concentrators to help patients with breathing difficulty whose oxygen saturation is lower than 85 in mild to moderately serious cases of Covid-19.

Commenting on this initiative, Ms. Alka Talwar, Head – CSR & Sustainability, Tata Chemicals, said, “At Tata Chemicals, we believe in responding to the emergency with agility. The safety and well-being of our communities has always been a key priority for us. We have launched various initiatives to provide support and overcome the challenges through collaborative efforts and shall continue to lead such welfare initiatves to stand strong in the fight against the pandemic”

Tata Chemicals also donated five oxygen concentrators (10 Litre per Minute capacity) to the Cuddalore district administration in Tamil Nadu and five oxygen concentrators to the authorities in Mambattu village, located in Nellore district of Andhra Pradesh.

Since the onset of the pandemic, Tata Chemicals has undertaken several initiatives in the fight against COVID-19 such as regular sanitisation activities in Mithapur, supplying disinfectants, making masks, augmenting medical facilities, and raising awareness amongst the communities. During this time, TCSRD also leveraged the expertise of the company to introduce products such as veg-fruit wash and multi surface cleaner both containing active Nano Zinc Oxide with anti-viral and antimicrobial properties. These were launched with the mission of empowering underprivileged women, facing challenges due to the situation.

In order to support the government to successfully carry out the vaccination drive, TCSRD has been carrying out awareness campign about covid through wall scripture , pamphlets distribution, vaccination promotion through LODO method. It has also recently trained all ASHA workers of okhamandal tehsil in their role as frontline Covid Warriors and has provided them with kits containing oxypulse meter , BP instrument and Thermal gun, gloves , for curative measures.

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$ 106 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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