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Voltas provides smart ventilation solutions to medical facilities to fight COVID-19


Voltas Limited 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, focusing on the employee development and upgrading medical facilities to make them Covid-19 compliant. It plays a crucial role in maintaining the HVAC systems of various hospitals, cold storage units for dairy and blood banks, power distribution centres etc.

Voltas is helping 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 centres 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 are being undertaken by Voltas at 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.

In addition to this, Voltas is ensuring the maintenance of 14 Pharmaceutical Companies like Unique Pharma (Ahmedabad) and Encube Ethicals (Goa), 3 IT and ITES and 3 Airport Premises including Trivandrum airport and Chennai airport. Voltas the operation and maintenance of a water treatment plant in Agra and two water pumping stations in Cuttack.

Voltas’ 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. We currently have 260 such customer sites in India.

For customers who have bought Voltas appliances, the company continues assurance about not worrying about the warranty lapse during the period of COVID-19 restrictions. In order to help customers with servicing issues, Voltas is uploading ‘Do it yourself’ videos on YouTube to help them with basic maintenance that will result in immediate solutions. (Examples of the DIY videos for Voltas Window AC Cleaning Process and Voltas AC Air filter Cleaning Process can be found here and here respectively).

All initiatives undertaken are in line with Voltas’ ethos of placing customers and employees at the core of its operations. Today, Voltas continues to closely monitor the situation across all centers in India and is working on taking cautionary and preventive measure to ensure the well-being of employees along with reliable delivery of services to essential service providers and customers.

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