23 March 2021 | News
To help protect students of over 250 government schools across Mumbai, Delhi/NCR and Jammu through the American India Foundation
Avantor, Inc, a leading global provider of mission-critical products and services to customers in the life sciences, advanced technologies and applied materials industries is donating 300 infrared thermometers, and 90,000 surgical and N95 masks to help protect students of over 250 government schools across Mumbai, Delhi/NCR and Jammu through the American India Foundation.
In India, working closely with The American India Foundation (AIF), Avantor is targeting the distribution of 300 infrared thermometers and 90,000 surgical and N95 masks over the course of the next couple of weeks.
Elaborating on the roll out of the programme, Devashish Ohri, Executive Vice President, IMEA, Avantor at the ceremonial handover held at the Government Co-Ed. Secondary School, Patparganj, Delhi said, “The schools have been shortlisted based on the need and urgency of providing safe spaces for children to return to school. Around 85 schools in Mumbai, 100 schools in Jammu and 66 schools in Delhi will receive Avantor’s support.”
Mathew Joseph, Country Director, AIF said, “Students are eager to return to school where they find stability in learning outcomes, as well as emotional security by bonding with their friends. In such circumstances, the support system needs to ensure that children return to school in a safe environment, and we are grateful to Avantor for their generous gesture. Through our education programmes, AIF is building back a better normal for school children.”