JCB India partners with AIMS to fight against coronavirus

Under this initiative, JCB India will provide medical equipment to the health workers.

JCB India

Earthmoving and construction equipment manufacturer JCB India Ltd has announced that it has joined hands with Asian Institute of Medical Sciences, Faridabad to support the fight against COVID-19.

The company says that the project will be partially funded by JCB India’s CSR initiative. The funding will be used to provide PPEs, medicines, testing kits, security suits and consumables for doctors and healthcare workers, informed JCB India.

As the company claims, this initiative will jointly enhance the preparedness for comprehensive support to affected patients in Faridabad and surrounding areas during the coronavirus outbreak.

Commenting on this initiative, Subir Kumar Chowdhury, Managing Director and CEO of JCB India, said, “We have initiated multipronged prevention, mitigation and ongoing support strategy with Asian Institute of Medical Sciences to deal with COVID-19 related patients. This is in line with keeping with our company value of supporting and enhancing the communities in which we operate in.”

He also said, “We are certain that this partnership will provide the requisite assistance to the people of Faridabad, where our India headquarters is located. We are actively assessing similar initiatives in areas where our other factories are located.”