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HHSIF Wins Mahatma Award 2021 for COVID-19 Relief Efforts

Honeywell Hometown Solutions India Foundation (HHSIF) has been awarded with the Mahatma Award 2021 for its humanitarian efforts during COVID-19, and in supporting various communities recover from the challenging times.

Honeywell HHSIF won the award for supporting the Government, NGOs and industry partners in many critical areas as a part of its COVID-19 response.

“Since the start of the pandemic in 2020, Honeywell has been working closely with Government and civil society to deal with this humanitarian crisis,” said Ashish Gaikwad, President, Honeywell India, and Director, HHSIF. “We are honored to receive the Mahatma Award for our efforts in building healthcare capacities to manage COVID-19.” he added.

Pooja Thakran, Senior Director, Corporate Communications, Honeywell India, and Director, HHSIF, said, “We believe that community care is key to responsible corporate citizenship. We are thankful to the organizers of the Mahatma Award for this award, and we reaffirm our commitment to continue working relentlessly for the betterment of our communities.”

Honeywell has pledged more than $3M towards COVID relief and has established COVID care centers and critical care centers across Delhi, Haryana, Uttarakhand, Maharashtra and Karnataka.

To date, Honeywell has donated 1,000 oxygen concentrators, 10 ventilators, 10,000 N95 respirators, and 2,500 PPE kits to various government and private hospitals across the country.

Founded by social entrepreneur and philanthropist Amit Sachdeva, The Mahatma Award celebrates leaders and changemakers across the globe, who are creating social impact and leading the way to a sustainable future.

The award felicitates individuals and organizations making significant changes in education, skill development, rural development, gender equality, healthcare accessibility, and disaster management.

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