Half of this sum, which is Rs 50 Crore, will likely be contributed to the PM-Cares Fund and the remaining Rs 50 crore will likely be spent in different aid efforts.
- Last Updated: March 30, 2020, 7:20 PM IST
The Hero Group has pledged Rs 100 crore as an assist for the continued COVID-19 relief-efforts in India. Half of this sum, which is Rs 50 Crore, will likely be contributed to the PM-Cares Fund and the remaining Rs 50 crore will likely be spent in different aid efforts.
The Hero Group firms contributing to this fund embrace Hero MotoCorp, Hero FinCorp, Hero Future Energies, Rockman Industries and Hero Electronix.
Hero Enterprise and AG Industries have additionally contributed to this fund.
Dr Pawan Munjal, CEO, Hero MotoCorp stated, “Our country, and indeed the entire world, is currently facing an unprecedented challenge in the form of COVID-19. In such critical times, it is of utmost importance and urgency that we all come together and support the marginalized sections of the society, along with those who are in dire conditions. In the extended Hero family, we are humbled in making this contribution, partially to the PM-Cares Fund and remaining towards relief efforts through other channels. I also urge the citizens of our country to support the Hon’ble Prime Minister and local authorities by staying home and help in stopping the spread of the pandemic coronavirus.”
BML Munjal University at Dharuhera in Haryana has provided its 2000-bed hostel to be used as an isolation and remedy ward by the native well being division.
Hero Future Energies, one of many nation’s main firms within the wind and photo voltaic power sector, is distributing meals gadgets and hygiene kits to folks unfold throughout 150 villages round its undertaking websites.
Hero FinCorp will supply a particular backed product to the shoppers impacted by COVID-19 as a way to assist small companies with working capital and retail prospects with their day by day wants. The SME product has been designed to assist re-start their companies and stabilize their money flows. Repayment will likely be structured to swimsuit the shoppers’ skill.
Hero MotoCorp, the world’s largest producer of bikes and scooters will distribute masks, sanitizers, gloves and 100 ventilators to hospitals and well being departments for mandatory use. Hero MotoCorp has additionally provided to donate greater than 60 bikes to the well being departments within the rural areas in numerous states. The bikes – having undergone the mandatory modifications – can be utilized as cellular ambulances.
Hero MotoCorp can be distributing greater than 10,000 meals to day by day wage staff, stranded labourers and homeless households in a number of areas of Delhi-NCR, Rajasthan, Haryana, Uttarakhand, Andhra Pradesh and Gujarat.
These meals are being ready by the kitchen employees on the firm’s manufacturing services in Gurgaon and Dharuhera in Haryana; Neemrana in Rajasthan; Haridwar in Uttarakhand, Halol in Gujarat and Chittoor in Andhra Pradesh and the Company’s R&D facility – the Centre of Innovation and Technology (CIT) in Jaipur. These meals are being distributed beneath the direct supervision of the native police departments and authorities authorities.
Hero MotoCorp can be offering meals packets at shelter houses, particularly for essentially the most weak in society – kids, the aged and people scuffling with sickness. These meals are being distributed with the assistance of NGOs – ‘Akshay Patra’ in Jaipur and ‘Wishes and Blessing’ in Delhi.
Recognizing that the rapid wants of communities, Hero MotoCorp can be distributing 2,500 ration kits for the households in Delhi, Maharashtra and Kerala.