New Delhi: The automotive battery maker Amara Raja has donated Rs 6 Crore to lend support in the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic, the company said in a press release.
As per the release, out of the six crores, Rs 5 Crore is donated to the Andhra Pradesh CM relief fund and Rs 1 Crore to Telangana CM relief fund. This contribution by the organization includes the one-day salary contribution by employees of Amara Raja Group, the company added.
Additionally, the Tirupati based company said, Jayadev Galla, Vice Chairman of Amara Raja Group, in his capacity as the Member of Parliament, Guntur has announced a sum of Rs 2.5 Crore from his MPLADS fund for the prevention of COVID-19 in his parliamentary constituency.
Commenting on the recent developments, Ramachandra N Galla, Chairman of Amara Raja Group said, “Amara Raja group stands in solidarity with the government in its efforts to fight the pandemic of Covid -19, with the healthcare workers tirelessly standing on the frontline fighting day and night to overcome the Coronavirus and with the people of the country. Alongside our social endeavours, internally we are geared up to support our employees, customers, community and all our stakeholders.”
Further, Rajanna Trust, the CSR arm of Amara Raja Group informed that they will continue to support by providing medical essentials in government hospitals in Chittoor district and Guntur district. The company said it has made a donation of Rs 5 Lakh worth masks, gloves and sanitizers, informed the company.