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TAFE’s Big Support to Tamil Nadu Government, Donates Rs 1 crore for Procurement of Oxygen Cylinders

Abha Toppo
Abha Toppo
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Mallika Srinivasan, TAFE Chairman & Managing Director

As part of its efforts to help Tamil Nadu fight against Covid-19 pandemic, Tractors and Farm Equipment Ltd (TAFE) on 18 May 2021 has donated Rs 1 crore to the state government for procurement of oxygen cylinders.

In addition, TAFE has offered 500 oxygen concentrators to the Tamil Nadu government, according to a company statement.

The statement further mentioned that senior officers called on Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M K Stalin on Monday (17 May 2021) and handed over Rs 1 crore cheque for the procurement of oxygen cylinders.

The company said that the distribution as well as installation of the oxygen concentrators in small hospitals & primary healthcare centres of Trichy, Madurai, Kanyakumari, Ranipet and Virudhunagar have been started by the state government.

Mallika Srinivasan, TAFE Chairman & Managing Director said that "The second Covid-19 wave has resulted in immense humanitarian suffering. We at TAFE offer our humble support to the efforts of the Tamil Nadu government in fighting Covid-19 and providing quality care to the people of Tamil Nadu".

It is important to mention that TAFE that manufactures Massey Ferguson & Eicher brand of tractors, had taken up numerous initiatives since the Covid-19 pandemic struck last year to help farmers in rural regions and communities around its factories as well as offices.

About TAFE

Tractors and Farm Equipment Limited, popularly known as TAFE is an Indian tractor major incorporated in Chennai in the year 1960, with a yearly turnover of INR 93 billion. TAFE, which is the 3rd largest tractor manufacturer in the world and the 2nd largest in India by volumes, sells more than 150,000 tractors (domestic and international) annually.

In February, TAFE launched its new DYNATRACK Series – an advanced range of tractors that offer dynamic performance, sophisticated technology, unmatched utility & versatility, all engineered into a single powerful tractor.

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