SBI Chairman Dinesh Kumar Khara said that the bank wants to build some temporary hospitals with a total of 1,000 beds with 50 ICU beds in the worst affected states of Kovid-19.
New Delhi. For the last few days, the country has been struggling with the second wave of Coronavirus. For the last 8 days, more than three lakh new cases are being reported every day. Meanwhile, the country’s largest bank, SBI, will set up temporary hospitals with ICU facilities to treat Covid-19 patients in the most affected states of the country under CSR activities. SBI chairman Dinesh Kumar Khara said that the bank has already allocated Rs 30 crore for this work and is in touch with NGOs and hospital management to set up these hospitals. These hospitals will be prepared on emergency basis for the treatment of Kovid-19 patients. In total, some temporary hospitals with 1,000-bed facilities will be built. He said that the bank wants to build some temporary hospitals with a total of 1,000 beds with 50 ICU beds in the worst affected states of Kovid-19. In this context, it can be 120 beds at some place, whereas a hospital with 150 beds facility can be made at some places. It would depend on the capacity of the hospital that built it, how much he could expand. Regarding other initiatives of the State Bank, he said that State Bank will tie up with hospitals and non-governmental organizations for providing oxygen concentrators for patients. Is also doing We have made an action plan. For this, we have kept 70 crore rupees, out of which we are giving 21 crores rupees to 17 circles for running activities related to Kovid-19. Bank also took steps for the convenience of employees The bank has also taken steps for the convenience of bank employees. For this, it has tied up with hospitals across the country so that its employees and their family members can get treatment facilities on priority.