CGI supports Karnataka Government to strengthen their COVID Care Centre in Bengaluru
Donates Oxygen Generation Plant and Intensive Care Unit beds to Mahalakshmi Layout COVID Care Centre
BENGALURU, India, Jan. 21, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- CGI (NYSE: GIB) (TSX: GIB.A) partners with Oasis Foundation, a non-governmental organisation (NGO) to support and strengthen the healthcare infrastructure at the COVID Care Centre (CCC) in Mahalakshmi Layout, Bengaluru.
To combat the third wave of the pandemic, the Karnataka Government is reinforcing their existing COVID Care Centres across Bengaluru to test, screen and treat COVID-19 patients. CGI is augmenting the government's pandemic related efforts by providing and setting up critical medical equipment at the Mahalakshmi Layout CCC in Bengaluru.
With CGI's sponsorship, the CCC will be equipped with an 80 litres per minute (LPM) Oxygen Generation Plant, 27 Multipara monitors, 18 Intensive Care Unit (ICU) beds, ECG machine, 250 litre oxygen dura cylinder and Suction apparatus. Additionally, CGI has also donated and setup 45 ICU beds to the KC General Hospital, Malleshwaram, Bengaluru.
K Gopalaiah, MLA, Mahalakshmi Layout and Minister of Excise, Government of Karnataka, speaking at the CCC inauguration, said, "We appreciate CGI's tmely support and sponsorship. What started as a COVID Care Centre will now be converted into a full-time, state-of-the-art medical facility with the help of CGI, that will benefit 500,000 people in our constituency. We thank them for their generous contribution to the government and the citizens of Bengaluru."
"We're proud of our continued partnership with the Government of Karnataka to be able to provide critical support since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. We are pleased to have this opportunity to setup and strengthen the COVID Care Centre at Mahalakshmi Layout to help the government provide the best possible treatment and care for COVID-19 patients during this third wave and in the long-term," said George Mattackal, President of Asia Pacific Global Delivery Centres of Excellence, CGI.
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About Oasis Foundation
Oasis Foundation is a project implementation partner established in 2010. A non-governmental organisation registered under the Karnataka Society Registration Act,1960. The Mission of the foundation is to promote sustainable development models that generate opportunities and options for self-employment, sustainable livelihood and improved quality of life, especially for the disadvantaged sections of the society. The vision of the organization is to create prosperous, peaceful, Healthy society ensuring Human and environmental wellbeing. Learn more at http://oasisfoundation.net/