Support for the Cancer treatment of underprivileged kids

Isolation Facility
Isolation Facility
Isolation Facility

Set up of Isolation facility and Temporary Medical center

Mercedes-Benz India in collaboration with Pune Zilla Parishad and Maharashtra Housing Development Authority (MHADA) set up the Covid Care Center in record time. The facility allows the medical treatment of up to 1,500 patients of COVID-19 at a time. The Facility is located in Mahalunge-Ingale village near Chakan. The support has also helped in procurement of medical equipment required for a temporary OPD, infrastructure for stay, stretchers, wheelchairs, PPE kits, sanitizers, and more.

Support to Maharashtra State Government and frontline workers in fight against Covid-19

Support to Maharashtra State Government and frontline workers in fight against Covid-19
Support to Maharashtra State Government and frontline workers in fight against Covid-19

Support to Maharashtra State Government and frontline workers in fight against Covid-19

Mercedes-Benz India has provided 6300 PPE kits for the protection of the frontline workers. In addition, we have supported the Covid testing of 100 police workforce. 99 Oxygen concentrators have been provided to Pune District authority to use for the Covid Relief work. We also procured 2 ventilators to Grant Medical Foundation.

Distribution of Dry Ration Kits to migrant worker and tribal families

Distribution of Dry Ration Kits to migrant worker and tribal families
Distribution of Dry Ration Kits to migrant worker and tribal families
Distribution of Dry Ration Kits to migrant worker and tribal families

Distribution of Dry Ration Kits to migrant worker and tribal families

The COVID-19 outbreak affected the most vulnerable strata of our society i.e. daily wageworkers. This group of people was affected badly rendering them jobless with limited access to food and shelter. Through our NGO partners, we reached out to the most affected groups of people in Khed and Ambegao Taluka and Viman Nagar area in Pune.

Water purifiers in rural schools

 

Support towards protection of National Heritage
Support towards protection of National Heritage

Support towards protection of National Heritage

A lesser-known effect of the pandemic has been the heavy strain it has placed on efforts to preserve and protect cultural heritage. In response to the pandemic, governments issued strict guidelines and restrictions to shut down theaters, museums, and cultural heritage sites. This restriction affected revenue generation as major income source of the national heritage- from tourists. To soften the affect little, Mercedes-Benz India supported Raja Dinkar Kelkar Museum by supporting in operational cost to continue the protection of The Museum.

Support in continuation of Education

Support in continuation of Education

The COVID-19 pandemic has created the largest disruption in education systems in history. The education system changed dramatically, with the distinctive rise of distance learning& E-learning. Some students without reliable internet access and technology struggle to participate in digital learning. Mercedes-Benz India has supported some of the students of Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, which are from economically underprivileged background to continue their education during the pandemic.