Chairman of Adani Group, Gautam Adani has announced a Rs 100 crore contribution by his group”s philanthropy arm to the Prime Minister”s Fund to fight coronavirus outbreak.
“Adani Foundation is humbled to contribute Rs 100 crore to the #PMcaresfund in this hour of India”s battle against #COVID19,” Adani tweeted.
ADANI FOUNDATION is humbled to contribute Rs. 100 Cr to the #PMcaresfund in this hour of India’s battle against #COVID19. ADANI GROUP will further contribute additional resources to support the GOVERNMENTS and FELLOW CITIZENS in these testing times.
— Gautam Adani (@gautam_adani) March 29, 2020
Infrastructure conglomerate Adani Group, he said, “will further contribute additional resources to support the government and fellow citizens in these testing times”.
Adani joins Tata Group, Reliance Industries and other corporates who have come forward to make contribution to fight the unprecedented crisis.
Recently Tata Sons and Tata Trusts had earlier contributed Rs 1,500 crore for the same cause.
Previously, Reliance Industries had made an initial contribution of Rs 5 crore besides opening India”s first Covid-19 hospital in Mumbai as also giving free meals through NGOs to the needy and fuel to emergency vehicles transporting infected patients.
JSW Group had donated Rs 100 crore to the PM Fund. Mankind Pharma has pledged Rs 51 crore to the Delhi CM Relief Fund.