Surat-Based Industrialist Converts Office To COVID-19 Recovery Centre For Poor

Apart from free oxygen facility, medical staff, equipment and 15 ICU beds will also be provided at the centre

Neel Raju Nalawade

July 28, 2020

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The Coronavirus pandemic has taken a toll on people across India. The rate of infection is increasing rapidly in several states. But the virus has also led to a lot of people coming ahead to stand strong for humanity. Case in point – this piece of good news that came into the limelight from Surat, Gujarat. According to news reports from the textile and diamond capital of India, a 63-year-old Surat-based businessman, who after paying lakhs of rupees for COVID treatment for his brother, has now turned his office into a COVID care centre to provide free treatment for those who can’t afford it.

An industrialist named Kader Sheikh converted his office space of 30,000 sq ft at Shreyam Complex into an 85-bed COVID care centre. Poor patients will be treated over here and will also be provided free oxygen facility. Sheikh has already signed an agreement with Surat Municipal Corporation (SMC) to supply medical staff and equipment with 15 ICU beds. The COVID care centre is ready to use and was inaugurated by Gujarat BJP Chief, CR Patil.

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