Mumbai: Days after Ratan Tata and Tata Sons announced Rs 1,500 crore contribution to the fight against coronavirus, the group has now
opened its hotels for medical staff treating Covid-19 patients.

Indian Hotels Company Limited (IHCL), the hospitality business of Tata Sons, have opened the doors of their luxurious hotel chain of
The Taj Group for medical professionals treating COVID-19 cases in Mumbai.

"During these trying times, we at IHCL are keenly aware of our responsibility towards our community. As a reflection of our commitment, beginning today, we are offering rooms for the medical fraternity to stay while they combat the spread of the virus," said a spokesperson of IHCL.

Supriya Sule, Lok Sabha MP from Maharashtra, tweeted about the noble initiative.

One of the images shared on Twitter reveals the message by Tata group for the healthcare staff. It read, “We seize the opportunity to thank you all for you hard work and selfless service to mankind.”

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The rooms will be available across seven hotels –  Taj Mahal Palace, Taj Lands End, Taj Santacruz, The President, Ginger MIDC Andheri, Ginger Madgaon and Ginger Noida City Center.

Maharashtra alone has identified 30 government hospitals that will be dedicated to COVID-19 treatment, state health minister Rajesh Tope
said Thursday.