A total amount of rupees 10 crore was donated to the Prime Minister National relief fund by Bajaj Auto and Bajaj Finance who donated Rs 5 crore each. The donations are aimed towards providing relief efforts in Chennai and other flood ravaged areas in Tamil Nadu.
Recently Hyundai Motor India and Renault-Nissan India donated Rs 2 crore and Rs 1 crore respectively to help the relief efforts going on in Tamil Nadu.
Mr. Rahul Bajaj, chairman, Bajaj Auto and Bajaj Finance said,¬†‚ÄúTamil Nadu and particularly Chennai has seen unforeseen disaster and damage to property and infrastructure worth crores of rupees. We feel the grief of our fellow citizens in the state and they need our help at this critical time to come out of this tragedy and to rebuild their lives‚Ä¶ We are joining the government’s effort to help in relief operations in flood-ravaged Tamil Nadu and provide all support to the affected countrymen in the state.‚ÄĚ
The Bajaj group has been actively involved in various CSR and social activities such as medical health, education and especially sanitation by providing clean drinking water and toilets for girls in schools. They further plan to contribute more than Rs 150 crore within the present financial year of 2015-16 on such philanthropic activities.