Gandhinagar, Wednesday: In response to Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani’s request, Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) Chairman Mukesh Ambani promptly agreed to start a 1,000-bed Covid Hospital with supply of oxygen at Jamnagar in the hour of crisis due to global pandemic novel coronavirus Covid-19.
Mr. Ambani immediately announced the company’s plan as part of its social responsibility and co-operation from the Reliance family. RIL will provide the basic infrastructure, equipment and other necessary links. He exuded confidence to get 400 beds ready with oxygen supply by coming Sunday. The remaining 600 beds should be ready in a week or two.
Mr. Rupani said the Gujarat Government will provide the necessary human resources.
The Hospital is scheduled to serve the people of Jamnagar. Devbhoomi-Dwarka, Porbandar and nearby districts in the Saurashtra region.
The co-ordination between the RIL and Gujarat Government is being carried out under the guidance and supervision of Chief Minister’s Additional Chief Secretary M. K. Das and Jamnagar District Collector and his staff.