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In the war against the Corona epidemic, Bharti Enterprises on Tuesday pledged more than Rs 100 crore to support India’s fight.
In view of the danger of Corona virus epidemic, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has put a lockdown across the country till 14 April. In such a situation, businesses are closed. The country is suffering every day on economic costs. In the hour of this crisis, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has set up the ‘Prime Minister’s Civil Assistance and Emergency Situation Relief Fund’ (PM Cares). Under this, many veterans have started giving financial support openly.
The amount will be used for this work
In this context, Bharti Enterprises said that a major part of this amount would be deposited immediately into the PM-Cares fund. The remaining amount will be used to supply masks and other important equipment for physicians, health workers and personnel engaged in essential services.
Company buying over 10 lakh N-95 masks
The statement further said that the company is buying more than 10 lakh N-95 masks and these will be made available as soon as possible. Bharti Enterprises and its companies Bharti Airtel, Bharti Infratel and other companies are contributing more than Rs 100 crore in India’s fight against Kovid-19.
Not only this, Bharti Enterprises is also helping in addition to this amount through a fund made up of personal contributions of the company’s employees.
Other companies also provided financial help
- Tata Sons and Tata Trusts – Rs 1,500 crore
- Paytm – Rs 500 Crore
- Mukesh Ambani – 500 crores
- Gautam Adani – Rs 100 crore
- Adani Foundation – Rs 100 crore
- Ministry of Railways – Rs. 151 crores