MG Motor India announced on Wednesday, about partnering up with Moksi-based Devnandan Gases to ramp up the production of medical oxygen. Devnandan Gases, for the record, is one of the major medical oxygen gas producing companies of Vadodara.
It was informed by the automaker, that they will focus on assisting the overall oxygen gas production. President & MD, MG Motor India, Rajeev Chaba said that, “At MG, we are committed to supporting the fight against the COVID-19 outbreak. As a part of our care for the communities around us, we are boosting the production of oxygen and providing support wherever possible.”
MG also added that they will be helping in the overall expansion of infrastructure while eliminating major losses with lean principles. It is expected that these steps will ramp up the overall Oxygen production by about 25% in the next couple of weeks. The company also aims to further boost production by 50% in the near future.
“We had followed a similar approach last year and stabilized the ventilator production at Max Ventilators plant in Vadodara. Now, we are focusing on enhancing oxygen production in the region, which is the need of the hour. We would like to thank the local administration for its constant support and guidance in this initiative,” added Chaba.
Vijaybhai Thakkar, Owner of Devnandan Gases Pvt Limited, said that, “We express our gratitude to MG for partnering for this noble cause. This collaboration will help us to scale our production as our teams work in unison to boost daily throughput.”