Delhi: As India is battling against coronavirus with lockdown announced in many districts and states, Mahindra Group chairman Anand Mahindra announced that he is ready to offer his resort and his 100% salary.

Anand Mahindra took to Twitter to announce this.

The noted industrialist said that his team is ready to convert his resort as a temporary care facility to combat this virus, which if not controlled, will spread and cause more strain to the medical infrastructure in the country.

The industrialist also stressed on the shut down for few more weeks to contain the spread of the virus. He, however, expressed concern on the deep impact caused on the lives of self-employed, poor and daily wage workers.

So far, in India, 396 cases have been reported and Maharashtra is now becoming the epicentre. The government has taken measures with lockdown announced in 75 districts across India. The screening of passengers in trains and bus stations is helping in tracking positive cases to immediately isolate them for a few days.