The Australian Consulate-General, Chennai, has come ahead to hitch fingers with India in its struggle towards COVID-19. It introduced assist to the Christian Medical College Hospital, Vellore, to arrange extra beds and CabDost, a social enterprise, to feed the needy in south India.
According to an announcement, the Consulate is offering round ₹15 lakh to assist arrange a 12-bedded ICU facility on the CMC hospital. The consulate can also be offering ₹8 lakh to CabDost, a socially-driven tech-based begin up working within the financially advisory house and serving to taxi drivers.
Sarah Kirlew, Australian Consul General to south India, mentioned Australia was happy to accomplice with CMC Vellore and CabDost. “Our funding will help provide essential medical services to those in need, while helping those suffering financially due to the pandemic.”
JV Peter, director of CMC Vellore, mentioned the establishment thanked Australia for its beneficiant donation.
Yamuna Sastry, founding father of CabDost and co-founder of Dvara Money, mentioned, “We at Dvara Money have been working to reach out to the gig economy workers and help them cope with the crisis affecting their livelihoods.” As complete strategic companions, Australia has dedicated round ₹210 crore to supply important assist to India.