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On the face of the ongoing coronavirus outbreak several entrepreneurs have come forward offering healthcare support.

Mahindra Group CEO Anand Mahindra has announced a series of measures that his company would be taking to help the healthcare professionals and organizations.

In a series of Tweets, Mahindra said that the Mahindra Group would be manufacturing ventilators and offers Mahindra resorts as a temporary healthcare home as the country battles the virus outbreak.

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β€˜To help in the response to this unprecedented threat, we at the Mahindra Group will immediately begin work on how our manufacturing facilities can make ventilators. At Mahindra Holidays, we stand ready to offer our resorts as temporary care facilities,’ he wrote in a tweet.

He also said the Mahindra Group was ready to assist the Indian government and the Army in erecting temporary healthcare facilities to tackle the ongoing outbreak.

Additionally, the Mahindra Group CEO said that he would create a fund to help small businesses and self-employed people, who are worst hit by this outbreak.

β€˜I will contribute 100 per cent of my salary to it & will add more over the next few months. I urge all our various businesses to also set aside contributions for those who are the hardest hit in their ecosystem,’ he added in his tweet.

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