BENGALURU, May 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- CGI in partnership with Oasis Foundation, a non-governmental organisation (NGO) are working closely with the Karnataka government to support the government's efforts in combating the COVID-19 pandemic in the state.
CGI donated personal protective equipment (PPE) such as masks, face visors and other protective gear to help ensure the safety of frontline healthcare workers, police personnel and sanitation workers in Bengaluru. In addition to PPE, CGI also helped the government strengthen the COVID-19 referral hospital at the District Hospital, Ramanagara, located 53 kilometres from Bengaluru, by providing test kits and critical medical equipment to test, screen and treat COVID-19 patients.
"At CGI we want to make a difference in our local communities. We are pleased to have an opportunity to collaborate with the Karnataka Government to provide our frontliners with PPE and also provide testing and equipment to support COVID-19 patients," said George Mattackal, President of Asia Pacific Global Delivery Centres of Excellence, CGI.
"I would like to thank CGI for partnering with us in our effort to combat COVID-19 by providing critical support to strengthen the COVID-19 referral hospital at the District Hospital in Ramanagara and donation of PPE to our frontline staff which will help them discharge their duties with ease in these difficult times. We appreciate their partnership," said C. N. Ashwath Narayan, Deputy Chief Minister of Karnataka, India.
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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/
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