COVID-19: Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance Industries Donates Rs 500 Crore To PM CARES Fund
Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) has donated Rs 500 crore to the PM-CARES Fund.
As our country is currently dealing with the unfortunate coronavirus pandemic. Everyone is doing every possible thing to restrain the spread of the novel COVID-19. At this time the government needs more technologies, more hospitals, testing kits, and other facilities to fight the fatal virus. Many celebrities, businessman and others have been providing their bit in the fight against the pandemic.
Now, Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance Industries Limited has donated Rs 500 crore to the PM-CARES Fund, in addition, it will also provide Rs 5 crore each to the governments of Gujarat and Maharashtra to support their fight against coronavirus outbreak.
Here’s the tweet:
#RIL continues its 24×7, multi-pronged, on-the-ground effort to do its bit to ensure the nation remains prepared, fed, supplied, safe, connected and motivated to fight & win against the
unprecedented challenges brought upon by the Coronavirus pandemic #CoronaHaaregaIndiaJeetega pic.twitter.com/JBwSNi3Gfy
— Reliance Foundation (@ril_foundation) March 30, 2020
The company statement above read: “RIL also continues its 24×7, multi-pronged, on-the-ground effort to do its bit to ensure the nation remains prepared, fed, supplied, safe, connected and motivated to fight and win against the unprecedented challenges brought upon by the coronavirus pandemic.”
The tweet also shared that RIL will also provide 100-beds dedicated to the coronavirus hospital in Mumbai, manufacturing 1 lakh protective face masks per day, 50 lakh free meals to the needy through non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and fuel to emergency vehicles transporting the COVID-19 patients.
Mukesh Ambani, RIL Chairman, and Managing Director stated: “We are confident that India will conquer the coronavirus crisis sooner rather than later. The entire Reliance Industries team is with the nation in this hour of crisis and will do everything to win this battle against Covid-19”.
Nita Ambani, Founder Chairperson of Reliance Foundation, said, “The need of the hour is also for us to support our marginalised and daily wage communities. Through our meal distribution programme, we aim to feed lakhs of people daily across the country.”