Facilities will cater to Jamnagar, Khambhalia, Dwarka, Porbandar and other regions of Saurashtra
All patients will be treated Free of Cost
400 beds facility will be operational within a week
Ahmedabad, NFAPost: Reliance Foundation is setting up 1,000 bedded Covid Care facilities with oxygen supply in Jamnagar.
All services will be provided free of cost to the citizens and the entire cost of setting up and running the facilities will be borne by Reliance. A 400 beds Covid Care facility will be up and running at Government Dental College & Hospital in Jamnagar within a week.
Thereafter, another 600 beds Covid Care facility will be made operational at another location in Jamnagar within the next two weeks’ time.
All the necessary manpower, medical support, equipments, other disposable items will be supported by Reliance. The state government will coordinate in ensuring that the hospital is staffed with doctors and nursing staff. The hospital will provide relief to people living in Jamnagar, Khambhalia, Dwarka, Porbandar and other regions of Saurashtra.
Reliance Foundation Founder and Chairperson Nita M Ambani said as India fights the second wave of COVID, Reliance Foundation is committed to helping in every way it can.
“Additional healthcare facilities are one of the most critical needs of the hour. Reliance Foundation is setting up a 1000-bedded hospital with Oxygen for COVID patients in Jamnagar, Gujarat. The first phase of 400 beds will be ready within a week, and the other 600 beds in another week. The hospital will provide quality care free of cost,” said Nita M Ambani.
She also pointed out that Reliance Foundation has been standing shoulder to shoulder in solidarity with our fellow Indians since the beginning of this outbreak. “We will continue to work tirelessly to save precious lives. Together we can, and we will win this fight,” Nita M Ambani.
Reliance Industries Ltd Group President Dhanraj Nathwani said honourable Prime Minister Shri Narendrabhai Modi has been working relentlessly for the people of India during this Covid pandemic.
Fight against pandemic
“Honourable Chief Minister of Gujarat, Vijaybhai Rupani has also been working rigorously for the people of Gujarat to put in place health care facilities in the state during these very difficult times. Reliance CMD Mukesh Ambani has come forward to assist in providing hospital facility for Covid-affected patients in Gujarat. So, under the leadership of our Chairman, Reliance teams are working on setting up these two Covid care facilities in the shortest possible time,” said Dhanraj Nathwani.
Reliance has always been there to support during any major crisis and in the past one year after the Covid19 pandemic hit India, Reliance has been working relentlessly on various fronts to help the people of Gujarat and the country.
The company has also been providing oxygen supply to Gujarat and few other states. RIL is already providing free of cost Covid care in the city of Mumbai where 875 Covid beds are managed by Reliance Foundation Hospital. Between Jamnagar and Mumbai Reliance will set up and manage 1,875 beds for Covid care.
Reliance Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Reliance Industries Limited, aims to play a catalytic role in addressing the nation’s development challenges through innovative and sustainable solutions.
Led by Founder and Chairperson Nita Ambani, Reliance Foundation is relentlessly working towards facilitating transformative changes to ensure overall well-being and higher quality of life for all.
Among India’s largest social initiatives, Reliance Foundation is focused on addressing the nation’s development challenges in areas of Rural Transformation, Health, Education, Sports for Development, Disaster Response, Urban Renewal, and Arts, Culture and Heritage. Reliance Foundation has touched the lives of more than 45 million people across India, in more than 44,700 villages and several urban locations.