Accordingly, the aerospace major has been in talks with five state governments to provide such facilities in their jurisdictions. Source: Reuters
Reported By: IANS
Updated: Sat, May 15, 2021 01:59 pm
Aerospace major Boeing has tied-up with state governments along with NGOs to set up field hospitals in India to treat Covid patients.
Accordingly, the aerospace major has been in talks with five state governments to provide such facilities in their jurisdictions.
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In the last few days, Boeing India has reached out to UP, Chhattisgarh, Karnataka, Telangana and Tamil Nadu state governments.
The initiative as part of Boeing`s India Covid relief commitment envisages setting up of such facilities in each of five states which are facing the pandemic resurgence.
As part of the programme, the funding, land and utilities, facility, equipment, doctors as well as medicines will be provided through a partnership model by the joint effort of Boeing, the concerned state government and NGO partners, `Doctors for You` and `Care USA`.
The state governments will provide the infrastructure and utilities while `Doctors for You` will provide the medical infrastructure and staff.
The first such facility is expected to come as soon as possible.