Like all other countries in the world, India is also fighting against the coronavirus outbreak. World Government has announced lockdown for some period of time to stop this pandemic from the mass spreading. In tough phase like this, business tycoons, Bollywood stars and cricket players have pledged to donate fight against coronavirus. Tata pledges to donate 1500 crore rupees to fight this outbreak.
Tata Pledges to Donate 1500 Crores:
Among all, Tata Trusts tops the list. Ratan Tata has donated 1000 crore rupees to fight the pandemic.
Tata Trusts has also donated 500 crore rupees. The funds will be used to buy protective equipment for doctors, nurses and all those medical personnel. The fund will also be used to buy test kits that will be very helpful to carry out more corona tests. Tata group also said they will trains health workers to empower them against coronavirus.
“Urgent emergency resources need to be deployed to cope with the needs of fighting the COVID 19 crisis, which is one of the toughest challenges the human race will face,” Ratan Tata said in his post. Chairman of Tata Sons, N. Chandrasekaran said they are going to provide ventilators and are also going to manufacture some ventilators in India soon.
Another business tycoon, Mukesh Ambani, the reachest man of India has also donated to Maharashtra Chief Minister’s Relief Fund. Ambani has donated 5 crore rupees along with 100,000 face masks. They have also provided suits and garments to the health workers.
Pledges Taken By Reliance Industry:
Reliance Industry is all set to make a 100-bed hospital in collaboration with Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) at Seven-Hills Hospital in Mumbai.
Anand Mahindra, chairman of Mahindra Group has pledged to convert their holiday resorts to temporary care facilities. He has also pledged to manufacture ventilators and donate 100 percent of this salary to combat against COVID-19 for the next few months.V
Anil Agarwal, chief of Vedanta resources has pledged to donate 100 crores. Founder of AND Clothing line has pledged to help artisans and small vendors to function better.