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Coronavirus impact: Hyundai India contribution amounts Rs 9 crore

Team OD  | Updated: April 27, 2020, 06:48 PM IST

Hyundai Motor India has contributed with PPE Kits, masks, sanitizers and dry rations worth more than Rs 9 Crore to the state government of Delhi, Haryana, Tamil Nadu and Maharashtra. The company has donated 17000 PPE kits to governments of Delhi, Haryana and Tamil Nadu. The company has also donated around 2 million masks (3-Ply & N-95) and over 1.5 lakh sanitizer kits and over 6000 dry ration kits to impoverished sections of society. The company also provided incinerators to the hospitals in Tamil Nadu so that medical waste can be disposed of safely.

The company also issued initiatives to help the government battle the Coronavirus pandemic, it included a contribution of Rs 7 crore to the PM CARES Relief Fund and Rs 5 crore to Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Relief Fund. Along with that, imported COVID-19 advanced diagnostic test kits worth Rs 4 Crore were handed over to the Indian council of medical research (ICMR). Hyundai joined hands with Air Liquide Medical Systems to augment production and supply of ventilators as well.

SS Kim, MD & CEO at Hyundai Motor India Ltd. said, "Being a longstanding partner in India's growth over two decades, we stand united with Government of India through these trying times and offer assurance of our utmost commitment. In the battle against COVID-19, our initiatives are aimed at lending support to our frontline champions, medical staff, support workers and those sections of society that have been severely impacted by this crisis."

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