The company will donate Rs 3 lakh to each family of such warriors.
During the ongoing Covid-19 outbreak the country’s police force is on the frontlines battling the pandemic. Many dedicated policemen have lost their lives in the process.As a responsible entity, Mankind Pharma is standing alongside the families of these heroes and will donate Rs 5 crores to support them. The company will donate Rs 3 lakh to each family of such warriors.
Mankind Pharma has been involved in the country’s fight against the pandemic in several ways. The company has produced affordable medicines, donated ventilators, Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and medicines to the states. The dedicated efforts of the police force in containing the spread of the Coronavirus pandemic has been garnering respect from all quarters of society. Mankind Pharma believes that it is their duty, as a citizen and a part of the country, to appreciate the selfless sacrifice of our brave police officers.
During the initial stage of the pandemic in the country, the company donated INR 51 crore to the CM Care Fund. The employees too joined the effort by contributing one day’s salary to the relief fund.
Very recently, Mankind Pharma also provided Rs 1 lakh each to Rama Sahu from Orrisa, Jyoti Kumari of Bihar, C. Mohan from Madurai, Akshay Kothawa from Pune and Devgania family from Vankla village, Surat who all helped the community in their own way during the pandemic.
Rajeev Juneja, CEO Mankind Pharma, said, “Our police warrior has shown great bravery in fighting the unprecedented crisis without caring about their life. Being the first line of defense for us after the health workers during COVID, they are getting highly exposed to this deadly disease. Many have lost their life fighting the pandemic and protecting us. Their invaluable service to the nation and humanity will not be forgotten.
As a homage to them we have started a small fund of Rs 5 crore to support and care for the families of these lost warriors. We hope with our little help, the families of these police warriors, can have some support for the future.”
(We got this information from a press release.)