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  • Indian Business Tycoons Who has Donated to Fight Coronavirus (COVID-19)

    Posted On : April 1, 2020

    India is among several other countries, who are battling against deadly coronavirus that has triggered a 21-day lockdown across the country and has sent us in a state of emergency and panic. During this worst-phase, several Indian business tycoons like Mukesh Ambani, Anand Mahindra, Ratan Tata among others have pledged to help fight the coronavirus that has thrown life off-track, in India and across the world.

    Mukesh Ambani

    India’s richest man, Reliance Industries MD and Chairman Mukesh Ambani has so far pledged to donate Rs. 5 crore to Maharashtra Chief Minister’s Relief Fund. He also said that it will provide free fuel to emergency vehicles carrying Covid-19 patients and free meals in various cities to support the livelihood of those impacted by the outbreak. Few days later, he donated additional Rs. 500 Crore.

    Ratan Tata

    Ratan Tata has pledged Rs.500 crore for combating coronavirus pandemic and also extended assistance to the government in their fight against novel Coronavirus. 

    Anand Mahindra

    Mahindra Group Chairman Anand Mahindra is among business tycoons who have taken note of the situation and has pledged to contribute 100% of his salary to the fund. He also made an offer to help lighten the burden on healthcare facilities. Mahindra offered to convert Mahindra Holiday resorts as temporary care facilities. He also said that engineers of  Mahindra will be manufacturing ventilators in its factory considering the shortage of the life support device in the country.

    Anil Agarwal

    Chairman of Vedanta Resources Limited has also pledged Rs. 100 cr to fight the pandemic. He has also said that he will further pledge amount to combat this battle.