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Mukesh Ambani donates hospital, Tata Group Rs 1,500 cr; find out how corporates are helping in coronavirus fight

Updated : 2020-03-30 15:57:58

Here's a look at how corporate India is helping the government fight the coronavirus outbreak by donating crores of rupees and medical equipment and opening hospitals.

Billionaires Mukesh Ambani, Anand Mahindra, Anil Agarwal and others have pledged to donate whole heartedly to combat coronavirus. Read on to find out how India Inc is helping authorities root out the deadly virus. (Image: Reuters)
Billionaires Mukesh Ambani, Anand Mahindra, Anil Agarwal and others have pledged to donate whole heartedly to combat coronavirus. Read on to find out how India Inc is helping authorities root out the deadly virus. (Image: Reuters)
Mukesh Ambani, CMD Reliance Industries | Apart from providing an initial support of Rs 5 crore to the Maharashtra Chief Minister’s Relief Fund, Reliance Foundation is providing free meals to people across various cities in partnership with NGOs. The company also said that it would double the salaries of those who earn less than Rs 30,000. Under its #GiveIndia campaign, employees of Network18 Group have pledged to donate one day’s salary as financial assistance for daily wage earners. The company is also boosting capacity to manufacture 100,000 face masks daily along with personal protective equipment (PPE). (Image: Reuters)
Mukesh Ambani, CMD Reliance Industries | Apart from providing an initial support of Rs 5 crore to the Maharashtra Chief Minister’s Relief Fund, Reliance Foundation is providing free meals to people across various cities in partnership with NGOs. The company also said that it would double the salaries of those who earn less than Rs 30,000. Under its #GiveIndia campaign, employees of Network18 Group have pledged to donate one day’s salary as financial assistance for daily wage earners. The company is also boosting capacity to manufacture 100,000 face masks daily along with personal protective equipment (PPE). (Image: Reuters)
The oil-to-telecom conglomerate has set up a dedicated 100-bed centre at Seven Hills Hospital in Mumbai, and an fully-equipped isolation facility in Lodhivali, Maharashtra for COVID-19 patients. (Image: RIL)
The oil-to-telecom conglomerate has set up a dedicated 100-bed centre at Seven Hills Hospital in Mumbai, and an fully-equipped isolation facility in Lodhivali, Maharashtra for COVID-19 patients. (Image: RIL)
Tata Sons | The holding company of the Tata Group announced on March 28 that it was committing Rs 1,000 crore to fight the COVID-19 crisis in the country. (Image: Reuters)
Tata Sons | The holding company of the Tata Group announced on March 28 that it was committing Rs 1,000 crore to fight the COVID-19 crisis in the country. (Image: Reuters)
Tata Group | The conglomerate has pledged Rs 500 crore in the fight against coronavirus on March 28. Earlier, it had assured all group companies that full payment will be made to temporary workers and daily wage earners for the months of March and April. (Image: PTI)
Tata Group | The conglomerate has pledged Rs 500 crore in the fight against coronavirus on March 28. Earlier, it had assured all group companies that full payment will be made to temporary workers and daily wage earners for the months of March and April. (Image: PTI)
Bajaj Group | The Pune-based company on March 26 pledged Rs 100 crore to be used to support upgradation of healthcare infrastructure, initiatives for providing food and shelter, and economic aid programme in rural areas. (Image: Reuters)
Bajaj Group | The Pune-based company on March 26 pledged Rs 100 crore to be used to support upgradation of healthcare infrastructure, initiatives for providing food and shelter, and economic aid programme in rural areas. (Image: Reuters)
ITC | The Indian conglomerate has set up a Rs 150 crores COVID Contingency Fund for vulnerable sections of the society. The fund will collaborate with authorities to provide assistance to the district health and rural healthcare eco-system that reaches out to weakest sections of society. (Image: Reuters)
ITC | The Indian conglomerate has set up a Rs 150 crores COVID Contingency Fund for vulnerable sections of the society. The fund will collaborate with authorities to provide assistance to the district health and rural healthcare eco-system that reaches out to weakest sections of society. (Image: Reuters)
Anand Mahindra, Chairman Mahindra Group | The industrialist said his company would get its manufacturing units to make ventilators to strengthen efforts to combat the disease. Mahindra has offered its resorts to be used as temporary care facilities. He also announced that Mahindra Foundation will create a fund to assist the hardest-hit sections and donated 100 percent of his salary to the fund. (Image: IANS)
Anand Mahindra, Chairman Mahindra Group | The industrialist said his company would get its manufacturing units to make ventilators to strengthen efforts to combat the disease. Mahindra has offered its resorts to be used as temporary care facilities. He also announced that Mahindra Foundation will create a fund to assist the hardest-hit sections and donated 100 percent of his salary to the fund. (Image: IANS)
Anil Agarwal, Chairman of Vedanta Resources | The 66-year-old has committed Rs 100 crore for the fight against the coronavirus outbreak. The Rs 100-crore fund is part of Vedanta Resources’ efforts to help the government combat the pandemic. (Image: Reuters)
Anil Agarwal, Chairman of Vedanta Resources | The 66-year-old has committed Rs 100 crore for the fight against the coronavirus outbreak. The Rs 100-crore fund is part of Vedanta Resources’ efforts to help the government combat the pandemic. (Image: Reuters)
Pankaj Munjal, MD Hero Cycles | The auto major has set aside Rs 100 crore as a contingency fund to help in the fight against coronavirus. The company has also set up an emergency monitoring cell to closely monitor the economic ramifications brought about by the COVID-19 outbreak, and the impact it will have on employees, suppliers and customers in India. (Image: CNBC-TV18)
Pankaj Munjal, MD Hero Cycles | The auto major has set aside Rs 100 crore as a contingency fund to help in the fight against coronavirus. The company has also set up an emergency monitoring cell to closely monitor the economic ramifications brought about by the COVID-19 outbreak, and the impact it will have on employees, suppliers and customers in India. (Image: CNBC-TV18)
Larsen & Toubro | The engineering will donate Rs 150 crore to the PM-CARES fund apart from setting aside an outlay of over Rs 500 crore per month to support about 160,000 contract workers by continuing to pay their wages during the ongoing lockdown and providing them with food and basic amenities at labour camps. (Image: Reuters)
Larsen & Toubro | The engineering will donate Rs 150 crore to the PM-CARES fund apart from setting aside an outlay of over Rs 500 crore per month to support about 160,000 contract workers by continuing to pay their wages during the ongoing lockdown and providing them with food and basic amenities at labour camps. (Image: Reuters)
JSW Group | The steel giant has committed Rs 100 crore to the PM-Cares fund to support relief efforts in the fight against COVID-19. The company has also earmarked funds to provide ventilators, testing kits and personal protective equipment for healthcare workers. (Image: JSW)
JSW Group | The steel giant has committed Rs 100 crore to the PM-Cares fund to support relief efforts in the fight against COVID-19. The company has also earmarked funds to provide ventilators, testing kits and personal protective equipment for healthcare workers. (Image: JSW)
Adani Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the Adani Group, has contributed Rs 100 crore to the PM CARES Fund for the fight against the coronavirus pandemic. The group had earlier announced the donation of Rs 5 crore and Rs 1 crore to Gujarat and Maharashtra CM relief funds respectively. (Image: Reuters)
Adani Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the Adani Group, has contributed Rs 100 crore to the PM CARES Fund for the fight against the coronavirus pandemic. The group had earlier announced the donation of Rs 5 crore and Rs 1 crore to Gujarat and Maharashtra CM relief funds respectively. (Image: Reuters)
Axis Bank has set aside Rs 100 crore to support customers, employees, vendors, government agencies and the community at large towards curbing the spread of coronavirus. The bank has waived off charges on various transactions, to ensure seamless and convenient banking (Image: Axis Bank)
Axis Bank has set aside Rs 100 crore to support customers, employees, vendors, government agencies and the community at large towards curbing the spread of coronavirus. The bank has waived off charges on various transactions, to ensure seamless and convenient banking (Image: Axis Bank)
Hindustan Unilever | The company has said it will spend Rs 100 crore to help in the fight against coronavirus. It is also donating 2 crore Lifebuoy soap bars, other sanitation and hygiene products. HUL is also providing Rs 10 crore to upgrade healthcare facilities at testing centres and hospitals. (Image: HUL)
Hindustan Unilever | The company has said it will spend Rs 100 crore to help in the fight against coronavirus. It is also donating 2 crore Lifebuoy soap bars, other sanitation and hygiene products. HUL is also providing Rs 10 crore to upgrade healthcare facilities at testing centres and hospitals. (Image: HUL)
TVS Motor Company and Sundaram-Clayton Ltd. plan to spend Rs 30 crore towards making a million masks, employing factory kitchens, supplying food to daily wage labourers and exploring the possibility of making ventilators.
TVS Motor Company and Sundaram-Clayton Ltd. plan to spend Rs 30 crore towards making a million masks, employing factory kitchens, supplying food to daily wage labourers and exploring the possibility of making ventilators.
Hyundai India has placed an immediate order for diagnostics kits from South Korea which would help about 25,000 people. (Image: Hyundai)
Hyundai India has placed an immediate order for diagnostics kits from South Korea which would help about 25,000 people. (Image: Hyundai)
Maruti has tied up with AgVa Healthcare to scale up production of ventilators. The automaker intends to manufacture 10,000 ventilators per month. MSIL subsidiaries, Krishna Maruti and Bharat Seats, will provide two million masks and protective clothing. (Image: Reuters)
Maruti has tied up with AgVa Healthcare to scale up production of ventilators. The automaker intends to manufacture 10,000 ventilators per month. MSIL subsidiaries, Krishna Maruti and Bharat Seats, will provide two million masks and protective clothing. (Image: Reuters)
Reckitt Benckiser | The company has committed $32 million as a part of its
Reckitt Benckiser | The company has committed $32 million as a part of its "RB Fight for Access Fund". It will distribute 10 million Dettol soap bars among the most vulnerable communities in India. Around 3.5 million N95 (medical grade) masks will be handed out to frontline health workers. The company will be providing 1 million litres of disinfectant products including Lizol and Harpic to support public healthcare institutions and frontline health and sanitation workers across the country. (Image: Reckitt Benckiser)
Kotak Mahindra Bank (Kotak) has announced an immediate commitment of Rs 35 crore towards COVID-19 relief operations. Of this, Kotak Mahindra Bank has committed Rs 25 crore to ‘Prime Minister’s Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations Fund’ (PM CARES Fund) and Rs 10 crore to Maharashtra Chief Minister’s Relief Fund - COVID 19.
Kotak Mahindra Bank (Kotak) has announced an immediate commitment of Rs 35 crore towards COVID-19 relief operations. Of this, Kotak Mahindra Bank has committed Rs 25 crore to ‘Prime Minister’s Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations Fund’ (PM CARES Fund) and Rs 10 crore to Maharashtra Chief Minister’s Relief Fund - COVID 19.
DCB Bank | The Mumbai-headquartered lender has announced a commitment of Rs 1 crore as part of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) for intervention and measures to manage the outbreak of COVID-19 in India. 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 three months. (Image: Reuters)
DCB Bank | The Mumbai-headquartered lender has announced a commitment of Rs 1 crore as part of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) for intervention and measures to manage the outbreak of COVID-19 in India. 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 three months. (Image: Reuters)
Akshay Kumar | The actor announced on March 28 that he would be donating Rs 25 crore to the PM-Cares fund to battle the coronavirus pandemic in the country. (Image: Reuters)
Akshay Kumar | The actor announced on March 28 that he would be donating Rs 25 crore to the PM-Cares fund to battle the coronavirus pandemic in the country. (Image: Reuters)
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