Donates a package of Rs. 10 Crores towards Pandemic Relief in the State
Package includes donation for Rs. 5 Crores and lifesaving equipment worth Rs 5 crore
Package part of Hyundai Cares 3.0 initiative worth 25 crore rolled out Nationwide
Chennai, NFAPost: Hyundai Motor India Foundation (HMIF), the CSR arm of Hyundai Motor India Ltd. (HMIL donated Rs 5 Crores to the “Chief Minister Public Relief Fund” under Hyundai Cares 3.0 Covid-19 relief initiative, to strengthen the state’s war against the second wave of the pandemic.
The donation was handed over to Honourable Chief Minister of Tamilnadu M K Stalin. Additionally, a donation of Rs 5 crore worth of Medicare Equipment has been announced.
It will comprisee of medical equipment such as High Flow Nasal Oxygen machines, Bipap machines, Oxygen concentrators and 2 oxygen plants to be set up at government hospitals in Tondiarpet and Tambaram. As part of that some other medical consumables for front line workers of various hospitals.
Commenting on the contribution, Hyundai Motor India Ltd. MD & CEO SS Kim said Hyundai has always stood by the government of Tamil Nadu in its most trying times.
“Today, when the state is fighting strong against the second wave of COVID-19 pandemic, we have once again put together a package to help the state overcome the crisis. This contribution is an expression of our solidarity with the people of the state that has been the Home of Hyundai in India for over two decades,” said SS Kim.
He also said in line with the company’s global vision – ‘Progress for Humanity’, Hyundai is committed to undertake every effort to help India overcome this unprecedented calamity.
In 2020, during the initial phase of the pandemic, Hyundai Motor India Foundation had extended similar support of Rs 10 crores to the state towards multiple pandemic relief activities.
Hyundai Motor India Limited (HMIL) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Hyundai Motor Company (HMC). HMIL is India’s first smart mobility solutions provider and the number one car exporter since its inception in India. It currently has 11 car models across segments SANTRO, GRAND i10, GRAND i10 NIOS, all-new i20, AURA, VENUE, Spirited New VERNA, All-New CRETA, ELANTRA, New 2020 TUCSON & KONA Electric.
HMIL’s fully integrated state-of-the-art manufacturing plant near Chennai boasts of advanced production, quality, and testing capabilities. The company forms a critical part of HMC’s global export hub. It currently exports to around 88 countries across Africa, Middle East, Latin America, Australia, and Asia Pacific.
To support its growth and expansion plans, HMIL currently has 522 dealers and more than 1,288 service points across India. In its commitment to provide customers with cutting-edge global technology, Hyundai has a modern multi-million-dollar R&D facility in Hyderabad. The R&D centre endeavours to be a centre of excellence in automobile engineering.