Following the rise in the positive cases of COVID-19 in India, many corporates have come forward to join the fight against the pandemic. Now Mankind Pharma has announced to donate Rs 51 crore to CM Relief fund for managing this disaster.
Mankind Pharma will be donating ventilators, Personal protective equipment (PPE) and Medicines to the states reporting the maximum number of positive cases. The Pharma has opted to work with the governments of Kerala, Maharashtra, UP, Uttrakhand, Bihar, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, AP, Telangana, Delhi, Haryana, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Gujarat, Punjab, West Bengal J&K, and Orrisa closely to fight the pandemic.
"This is one of the most challenging period that our country is facing today. At this moment what matters most is sharing the responsibility of fight against corona (COVID-19) in every way possible. Being the leading pharma company of India we would like the fund to be Utilized for providing protective equipment to medical front-line warriors and Ventilators to those who have already caught the virus. Being a responsible company of the country we pledge to protect and empower our hospitals which can treat the patients more efficiently," Mankind Pharma Chairman R.C Juneja said.
"Mankind Pharma's aspiration to become No.1 Pharma Company in India is not just about revenue but also by being No.1 in CSR activities by helping its nation & citizens in the time of such crisis," he added.