As the Nation faces an unprecedented challenge, true to its vision and mission SBI Foundation, the CSR arm of State Bank of India, has committed Rs.30 cr to implement various COVID relief programmes all across India.
SBI Foundation has geared up to assist in the war against COVID and has planned interventions such as food relief support, strengthening healthcare infrastructure, capacity building of healthcare workers and research on COVID related projects in tie up with IISc.
To implement these initiatives, the Foundation has set up a new flagship program on Health theme. Distribution of ventilators, PPEs etc to critical hospitals and supply of 10000 freshly cooked meals daily in 4 centres of India have already been initiated.
Rajnish Kumar, Chairman, SBI stated, “SBI is constructively engaging in collaborative and proactive action to fight the COVID-19 pandemic in India. Our pensioners have gone the extra mile by contributing generously to the COVID relief fund in response to my appeal and have become a true force for good at this time of national crisis.”