Bajaj Group has pledged Rs. 100 Crore to the fight against Covid-19. In a statement it said it will work with the Government and its network of over 200 NGO partners to ensure these resources reach those who need it the most.
In Pune, the company will support upgradation of key healthcare infrastructure required to tackle Covid-19. The aid will support the Government and identified private sector hospitals to upgrade ICUs, procure additional equipment and consumables including ventilators and personal protection equipment, enhance testing, and set up isolation units. These interventions will support communities in Pune, Pimpri-Chinchwad and rural areas of Pune.
The company is also working with organisations in multiple geographies to extend immediate support to the most affected – daily wage workers, the homeless and street children. Bajaj group will support initiatives on food supply, shelter and access to sanitation and healthcare.
Rahul Bajaj said, “We salute all the health care, sanitation and emergency support workers and local police who are working tirelessly to contain the situation. We continue to be committed towards helping them in every possible manner to fight this pandemic. Together, we will ensure that our communities remain healthy and have all the support to tide through these unprecedented times.”