HCL pledges to support the Delhi Government with 12,000 oxygen cylinders and 21 oxygen plants to fight the second wave of COVID-19. Each of the 12,000 oxygen cylinders has a capacity of 40 litres and the oxygen plants will generate 8800 litres of oxygen per minute, catering to around 1500 patients at a time.
According to reports, two of these ready-to-use Oxygen Plants which are being imported from France have already been delivered and will get installed at Sanjay Gandhi Memorial Hospital in New Delhi.
More than 1500 employees of the company have been affected by Covid. The IT giant has been trying every possible way to help the country and its employees during this unprecedented time. Recently, the company has also offered a Rs 30-lakh insurance cover and an additional Rs 7-lakh employee deposit insurance cover to employees for Covid.
According to sources, the Chief Human Resources Officer at HCL, Apparao V V stated, “We are also providing medical cover for three years to the affected families, children’s education cover for five years, and are providing training to their spouses wherever they are keen on joining us.”
HCL has created isolation beds across campuses. It has enhanced helplines, 46 doctors and 31 nurses – for medical advice. The company also stated that it is in the process of creating a corpus to support affected employees. HCL has already created a ‘Power of One’ corpus, where every employee contributes Re 1 every day to assist those employees.
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