MG Motor India has successfully converted its Hector Plus into a Covid-19 mobile testing unit. The vehicle will be used as Dhanvantari Rath for Covid-19 vaccination, testing, and other mobile healthcare services in Gujarat. The Covid-19 mobile testing unit will be used by healthcare professionals for RTPCR test sample collection in a safe manner at affected locations. The Hector Plus mobile testing unit will also be used by healthcare professionals to execute the vaccination drive in remote areas.
MG has been striving to serve the medical community by reengineering its products into mobile health service vehicles. Several of these ambulances are already doing duty in Gujarat and Maharashtra to serve the affected in case of an emergency. MG is committed to providing 100 such vehicles under its “MG Sewa” initiative.
“Mobile health services are the need of the hour as the nation recovers from the pandemic and inline remains our focus at MG towards serving the communities in the best manner possible through the MG Sewa initiative. As part of the current initiative, the first Hector Plus mobile testing unit donated will be used for supporting healthcare services in the region,” said Rajeev Chaba, President & MD, MG Motor India.”
The first unit of the Covid-19 mobile testing unit was handed over to Executive Magistrate & Mamlatdar Halol in presence of Shri Jaydrathsinhji Parmar, Hon. Minister of State for Panchayat, Environment and Agriculture, Government of Gujarat and MLA Halol, Shri Amit Arora IAS Dist. Magistrate and Collector Panchmahal, Shri A K Gautam SDM & Dy. Collector Halol, Shri S N Katara Mamlatdar Halol, Smt. Vibhaxiben Desai Nagar Palika President and other Corporators of Nagar Palika Halol.
MG has been supporting the fight against Covid-19 in several other ways as well under their MG Sewa initiative. They recently offered 200 beds for Covid-19 patients in Gurugram with an online healthcare program Credihealth while also raising funds for and distributing biodegradable bedsheets to the affected in Pune. They also collaborated with Devnandan Gas Pvt. Ltd. in Gujarat to increase the production of oxygen by 36% within a month. For MG customers, an exclusive service MG Healthline was introduced to provide medical assistance.