Apr 27, 2021
Today our President Rotary Club of Madras, Rtn. Kapil Chitale along with Director -Special Projects, Rtn S Balakrishna, Chairman PP Rtn Gauthamadas Udupi & team donated to the Tamil Nadu State the following worth Rs 1 Crore for the purpose of safe delivery and storage of Covid vaccine -
Two 14 ft refrigerated trucks with a total capacity of transporting 4500 litres of vaccine i.e. 44 lakh doses from the Central vaccine store to the Zonal vaccine stores.
* Two 8 ft refrigerated trucks with a total capacity of transporting 2000 litres i.e. 20 lakh doses of vaccine from the Zonal stores to the District stores.
* 15 Ice Lined refrigerators that can store 10 lakh doses of vaccines in the district stores
* One thousand vaccine carriers that can be used to vaccinate up to 30 lakh people each time
The donors - Cookson, Godrej, SRF Ltd., Vinayaka Mission Foundation, Omega Health Care , Rotary Club of Madhavaram ,Rotary club of IT City and members of Rotary Club of Madras
The equipment was received by the Principal Secretary - Health and Family Welfare - Dr. T. Radhakrishnan IAS and handed over to the Director of Public Health and Hygiene Dr. Selvavinayagam between 2 PM and 2.30 PM on Tuesday 27th April 2021, at the Tamilnadu Government Multi Super Speciality Hospital, Omandurar Estate, Chennai.
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Programme Theme: COVID 19 Relief: Vaccinate to Eradicate
# Towards COVID-19 relief, mitigation and vaccination drive by conducting & coordinating vaccination programmes, providing vaccine carriers, vaccine logistics support and on ground support to the public healthcare infrastructure either independently or in association with Department of Public Health, Government of Tamilnadu.
This COVID 19 Relief Campaign is expected to continue
until September 30, 2021 unless situation demands further extension.
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