Samsung India has pledged a donation of Rs 15 crore to the PM Cares Fund and Rs 5 crore to the state of Tamil Nadu and Uttar Pradesh in its fight against the COVID19.
Besides, Samsung will match its employee’s contribution to the PM Cares fund and donate an equal amount to the fund so that the amount could be utilized in tackling the menace posed by the pandemic across the country.
The Indian unit of South Korean multinational conglomerate has also provided PPE kits including Surgeon Gown, Face Mask, Gloves, Preventive Eyewear, Hood Cap and Shoe Cover to hospitals, especially across Noida.
Government of India had recently announced that the amount donated to the PM Cares fund would come under the Corporate Social Responsibility thereby encouraging the Corporate houses to step up at the time when it matters the most.
Source: Our News Bureau