COVID-19 Pandemic: Mahindra Sets Up 10 Kitchens To Serve Needy
The new Coronavirus Pandemic that originated in China has spread across the world. India too is hit hard by the fatal COVID-19 virus. To curb its spread government has imposed a 21 day lockdown period. But it has left many jobless and starving. To help the needy many NGO’s have been providing them help. Now Mahindra and Mahindra group too has opened up kitchens to feed the needy.
Mahindra today announced opening its kitchens in 10 locations across India to help supply meals and ration to the people in need. Mahindra and Mahindra CEO and MD, Pawan Goenka tweeted that the company has supplied 50,000 meals, and 10,000 ration packets in a week.
He further added that the company is offering its kitchen infrastructure to be used by others who might want to prepare meals for the needy during these tough times.
Check out his viral tweet here:
On clarion call from @PiyushGoyal mahindra opened its kitchen at 10 locations. We have supplied 50000 meals, 10000 rations this week. Making our kitchen infra available for others to use for up to 10000 meals a day.Please contact @shi_joshi. @MahindraRise pic.twitter.com/mSkUHzsePB
— Pawan K Goenka (@GoenkaPk) April 5, 2020
The company is also working on making ventilators for coronavirus patients and has started testing its in-house respiratory device. They have kickstarted the production of face shield at its Kandivali facility for medical professionals and healthcare providers.
Check out Goenka’s tweet here,
— Pawan K Goenka (@GoenkaPk) April 4, 2020
Anand Mahindra has also offered Mahindra Holidays resorts as temporary care facilities.