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Voltas builds Covid-19 compliant hospital wards in KDMC Hospital, Mumbai

It has created 300+ beds for Covid-19 patients in KDMC hospital, Mumbai

Mumbai, 3rd February, 2021: Voltas Limited, the undisputed market leader for Air-Conditioners in India, has been taking proactive measures and initiatives to help the nation fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. As part of these concentrated efforts, Voltas continues to ensure the upkeep of essential services and upgrading of medical facilities to make them Covid-19 compliant.

Continuing to deliver on Voltas’ promise towards a sustainable tomorrow, the Central AC BU at Voltas in Mumbai successfully commissioned 11TR x 16 nos Water cooled package with R407C refrigerant in the COVID Blocks of Kalyan Dombivali Municipal (KDMC) Hospital, Mumbai. This project solution by Voltas has benefitted 305 hospital beds that have been reserved for Covid-19 patients in KDMC Hospital.

Voltas has been instrumental in the nations fight against the pandemic. In the last one year, the Company has built multiple Covid-19 compliant wards impacting over 25000 hospital beds and 100 hospitals across India.

Mr. Pradeep Bakshi, MD & CEO, Voltas Limited said, “As an organization, Voltas has always been committed to nation building. Even when the economy came to a standstill, Voltas employees worked diligently on the front lines of the Covid-19 pandemic. Our Operation & Maintenance (O&M) teams have been providing real time services to the Essential Services sites where customers need the operation, maintenance and breakdown support”.

As one of the leading providers of integrated end-to-end solutions in electromechanical projects, Voltas contributes to nation-building through execution of engineering projects for Buildings, Industry and Infrastructure. Voltas’ commitment to being nation builders is further strengthened by the diversification to Electrical Distribution and Water Treatment as part of its mission of touching lives through societal engineering. Voltas also provides best in class Central Air Condition (CAC) solutions such as Packaged ACs, Ducted ACs, Cassette ACs, Tower ACs, Free match and VRFs. The Company’s engineering capabilities allow it to safely and reliably execute electromechanical projects of high scale and complexity, backed by its project management capabilities which ensure on-time completion.

Over 2020, Voltas has also helped in the conversion of existing medical facilities such as AIIMS, Bhatinda, and Guwahati Medical College and Hospital to convert standard wards into Covid-19 isolation wards using smart ventilation solutions. This includes building test centers to predictive maintenance of Chillers in Hospitals and Pharmaceutical companies that make life-saving drugs, thus impacting millions of lives. At Coimbatore the company has built a test centre at Kovai Medical College and Hospital to help the state contain the Covid-19 outbreak. Earlier a part of the academic block, the centre is now being used as an isolation ward for Covid-19 patients, after carrying out the necessary HVAC modifications. Similar conversions were undertaken by Voltas at M R Bangur Hospital and Gauhati Medical College and Hospital, which is also one of the facilities across the country being upgraded to strengthen India’s fight against the pandemic.

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