Hyderabad: SBI Donates Ten Oxygen Concentrators

Bank is extending support to identified organizations who are setting up makeshift hospitals/ COVID-19 care centres.

Hyderabad, May 27: State Bank of India on Thursday donated ten oxygen concentrators. These are of 5-litre capacity and would be available, at Rotary club of Banjara Hills Charitable Trust–Sparsh Hospice, Center of Palliative Care, who will be lending to the needy free of cost after due process of vetting.

Sparsh Hospice is 15-bed palliative care centre, functioning at Road No 12, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad and has been in existence since 2011. They are also setting up a spatial 70-bed facility at Khajaguda to provide palliative care to the terminal ill patients, free of cost.

Also, Bank has undertaken distribution of dry ration kits to Covid affected families at Yousufguda, Rehmat Nagar, Krishna Nagar, Laxmi Nagar, Yellareddyguda, Ameerpet , Sri-Nagar, Mansoorabad through NGOs – Heaven Homes Society, Ashray Akruti and Amma Cheyutha Foundation.

SBI Chief General Manager Mishra informed that SBI has been discharging its social responsibilities by extending support in the fight against Covid-19.

To address Covid specific requirements, Bank is extending support to identified organizations who are setting up makeshift hospitals/ COVID-19 care centres. Recently Bank has inaugurated a 35-bed facility that had come up at Andhra Mahila Sabha, which was initiated by Seva Bharathi, NGO.

The Bank is also organising distribution of life-saving healthcare equipment, Oxygen support, PPE kits, masks, dry rations, food packets/meals

Earlier during the month, Bank had donated 15 Oxygen Concentrators (five each to Narayanpet, Vikarabad & Gadwal).

Jogesh Chandra Sahu, General Manager, Net Work-1, while handing over the items, expressed happiness in associating with these NGOs who are striving in extending support to Covid affected families, a release said.

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