Rajasthan Royals donate Rs. 7.5 crore towards India’s COVID-19 aid
IPL franchise, Rajasthan Royals donate Rs. 7.5 crore towards India's COVID-19 aid mission. The donated amount will help the government provide oxygen and vaccines to the patients
India is currently dealing with Coronavirus-led crises. On Thursday i.e April 29, the nation recorded more than 3.79 lakh fresh COVID-19 cases, which makes it the highest single-day spike ever since the pandemic hit the country. The private business sector made several donations to aid India’s fight against the outspread of the second wave. IPL franchise, Rajasthan Royals has donated Rs. 7.5 crores towards COVID-19 aid.
The players and the owners of RR have come together to raise funds. The funds have been raised through Royal Rajasthan Foundation (RRF) in partnership with the British Asian Trust (BAT), according to the latest reports. “The funds raised by Rajasthan Royals will help pan India, with an initial focus on Rajasthan, where the RRF, Chaired by Ranjit Barthakur, has numerous initiatives it continues to support,” read the official statement by the franchise.
Rajasthan Royals announce a contribution of over $1 milion from their owners, players and management to help with immediate support to those impacted by COVID-19. This will be implemented through @RoyalRajasthanF and @britishasiantst.
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— Rajasthan Royals (@rajasthanroyals) April 29, 2021
For the unversed, India to begin its second-biggest vaccination drive on May 1. The government has urged citizens to register themselves on the official website of CoWin using PAN Card/ Aadhar Card before getting vaccinated at their nearest centers. The registrations began on April 28.
Here’s the official website for vaccine registration on CoWin:
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