Wipro Limited, Wipro Enterprises Limited, and Azim Premji Foundation have announced to contribute Rs 1,125 crore to the ongoing campaign against the Coronavirus in the country. The company gave this information in a statement released on Wednesday. The company said that this would help the health workers fighting against the virus. The company said that Wipro Limited contributed Rs 100 crore, Wipro Enterprises contributed Rs 25 crore and Azim Premji Foundation contributed Rs 1000 crore. “These sums are in addition to the annual corporate social responsibility (CSR) activities of Wipro, and the usual philanthropic spends of the Azim Premji Foundation”, the statement said.
Meanwhile, public sector company KIOCL will contribute Rs 10 crore to the PM-Cares fund to fight the coronavirus epidemic in India. KIOCL Chairman and Managing Director MV Subba Rao said that the employees of the company have also paid a one-day salary in this fund. He said that 10.1 crore rupees is being contributed to fight the epidemic. Apart from this, essential commodities and food are also being made available to the people living around the company’s plants.
Apart from this, engineering company BHEL said on Wednesday that the company and its employees contributed a total of Rs 15.72 crore to the PM-Cares, a special fund set up to fight the COVID-19 epidemic. BHEL said in a statement that it contributed Rs. 7 crore through its CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) fund, while its employees paid their one-day wages to the PM-Cares fund. The company said that in this way it has deposited a total amount of Rs 15.72 crore in the PM-Cares fund.
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