As we know there is no cure for coronavirus to date and our scientists and researchers are working day and night to get the cure. First of all, Alldatmatterz urge you to wash your hands regularly and take all precautions to stay away from the virus.In the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic in India, many Indian corporates and small companies from all the sectors are advancing help to the government and citizens. Whether it is a donation in cash or kind, either masks and sanitisers, major big corporate are extending their help to the Government and Indian citizens. In the times of this pandemic, they are united to come out of this pandemic and helping in the fight with the widespread coronavirus.
Leading Indian companies like Reliance, Google, Apple, Microsoft and some companies from various sectors are helping in the time of crisis. They are offering cash contributions, medical equipment and other assistance to help fight the virus pandemic. Although as per economists, novel coronavirus pandemic will bring the financial crisis and it is inevitable. It will impact global economic growth. This action of these companies will give a big boost to fund-strapped governments and this is happening not only in India but across the world. It will help in the reduction of the impact by, novel coronavirus pandemic.
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Here is the list of some Indian corporate who are advancing their hands in a time of Coronavirus pandemic -
- Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) - In the fight against Covid-19 pandemic, Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) came forward to help citizens and government. Mukesh Ambani announced via a press release. Sir HN Reliance Foundation Hospital in collaboration with the BMC offered 100-bedded centre at Seven Hills Hospital in Mumbai, Maharashtra for public and also offered to set up medical facilities to quarantine travellers from other countries. Reliance also contributed Rs 5 crore in the Maharashtra Chief Minister’s Relief Fund. With the help of different NGOs, Reliance Foundation will give free meals to needy people across the country. In order to extend help to health workers and medical professionals, it increased its production of 1,00,000 face masks in a day and other protective equipment. Reliance will extend help in the form of providing free fuel to all emergency service vehicles in the country.
- Diageo India - Diageo India helping by providing around 3,00,000 litres of bulk hand sanitiser. It will be produced across 15 manufacturing units of Diageo India. It will also donate 5,00,000 litres of Extra Neutral Alcohol (ENA) to other sanitiser manufacturing companies and 1,50,000 masks to five state public departments. Extra Neutral Alcohol (ENA) is used in the production of sanitisers and it will enable the production of more than two million units of 250 ML bottle. Diageo India will provide Rs three crore as health insurance cover for bartenders to support the hospitality sector.
- Vedanta Resources Limited - In order to help citizens and government in the fight of the Covid-19 pandemic, the CEO of Vedanta Resources Limited Anil Agarwal offered a contribution of Rs 100 crore. He said, "I am committing 100 cr towards fighting the Pandemic. DeshKiZarooratonKeLiye is a pledge that we undertook & this is the time when our country needs us the most. Many people are facing uncertainty & I’m especially concerned about the daily wage earners, we will do our bit to help."
- Paytm - The founder of the Paytm company, Vijay Shekhar Sharma promised to contribute Rs 5 crore for the development of medical solutions. He said, "We need more Indian innovators to start building such indigenous solutions for potential ventilators shortage and other COVID cures. Paytm commits Rs.5 crore for such teams working on COVID related medical solutions."
- Mahindra and Mahindra - Mahindra and Mahindra company will contribute by producing ventilators for Covid-19 patients. Also, Mahindra Holidays resorts across the country will be offered to government as temporary care facilities. Anand Mahindra said he would contribute his 100% salary to assist small-scale businesses and will also raise funds for the public. Anand Mahindra, the chairman of the group, said, "Our Projects team stands ready to assist the Govt/Army in erecting temporary care facilities. The Mahindra Foundation will create a fund to assist the hardest hit in our value chain small businesses and the self-employed"
- FMCG Groups - The Godrej Group, Hindustan Unilever and Patanjali are helping in the time of crisis by reducing prices of soaps and hygiene products. Also, these companies will increase the production of such items to fulfil demand.
- Xiaomi - Chinese tech giant Xiaomi India Managing Director Manu Jain promised to help medical professionals by delivering imported N-95 masks and hazmat suits.
- Icertis - Leading software company Icertis with the Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC), has decided to contribute Rs 25 lakh. They said,"Heeding Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s call to celebrate the contributions of essential workers, Icertis in partnership with the Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC), decided to donate a total of 25 lakh, to ensure the safety of doctors, nurses and staff at Naidu Hospital." Sources said, 'Naidu Hospital is Pune's designated Covid-19 care facility."
- Contribution by small firms - In the fight against Covid-19, small firms contributing by distributing masks, sanitisers and free meals.
- SBI - SBI promised to give 0.25 per cent of its annual profit to the government to help in the crisis of coronavirus. SBI Chairman Rajnish Kumar said, "This is a time for the nation to be united. We at SBI will continue our support towards the people and communities of India amidst this critical period in the best possible way."
- DCB Bank - The bank said, "The bank will engage with various agencies and partners to manage the response to Covid-19 in India. It aims to deploy this fund within the next 3 months."
Ratan Tata - The TATA Group - Ratan Tata has pledged Rs 1,500 crore for combating coronavirus pandemic and also extended assistance to the government in their fight against novel Coronavirus. Tata Sons, the holding firm of the Tata group companies, announced an additional Rs 1,000 crore support towards COVID-19 and related activities over and above Rs 500 crore pledged by Tata Trusts.
Also, many celebrities came forward to donate to help fight coronavirus pandemic.