– Vedanta is setting up 200 Bed infrastructure including 20 ICU beds and 180 oxygenated beds at Karnataka- COVID field hospital to be equipped with critical care facilities at Chitradurga and Hubli in Dharwad District of Karnataka as extension to recognised & reputed healthcare facilities
26 May 2021: As the country battles the second wave of COVID-19 Pandemic, Vedanta- Iron OreKarnataka (IOK) Business is ramping up the support to state Govt. in combating COVID through various community outreach initiatives and contributing towards Medical infrastructure in the state. Recently, Vedanta IOK had pledged to set up two 100 beds state-of-the-art ‘Covid field hospital’ infrastructure in Chitradurga and Hubli Dharwad district each ,to support the state administration and the local community in combating COVID which are in the final stage of completion. The hospitals with critical care facility is being set up as extension to recognised and reputed healthcare facilities at Chitradurga and Hubli, with 100 Beds infrastructure set up each at both the locations.
Vedanta is setting up two air condition COVID field hospital in Karnataka, which will add up 20 ICU Beds and 180 oxygenated beds infrastructure including both facilities at Chitradurga and Hubli, in order to extend support to state Govt. for creating COVID care facilities and fight against COVID crisis.
To counter the first wave of COVID-19, Vedanta Sesa Goa Iron ore Business provided relentless support to state/ district administrations and communities around through various community outreach initiatives such as fumigation/ Sanitation drives at public places, distribution of groceries during lockdown phase, distribution of masks, sanitizers, Camera with drone etc.