New Delhi: Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) of SJVN Limited Nand Lal Sharma informed that SJVN Limited has always been responsive to the various issues being faced by society from time to time. In the present context, the society is engulfed with the widespread of COVID-19 pandemic, and as always SJVN is on the forefront in the fight against it. He stated that in these challenging times the role of health and hygiene is of prime significance and as a responsible corporate entity, SJVN recognizes the good work carried out by sanitation workers of Municipal Corporation Shimla.
All the SJVN employees are appreciating the work carried out by these Corona Warriors and voluntarily donating their one-day salary to Sanitation Workers (CORONA Warriors) of Municipal Corporation, Shimla. These Corona Warriors are around 1,250 in numbers and each warrior will receive an amount of Rs 5,000/- which translates into Rs 62,50,000/-. These warriors include employees of Municipal Corporation, Shimla and sanitation workers engaged by Municipal Corporation, Shimla through SEHB Society.
Sharma was full of praise for sanitation workers (CORONA Warriors of MC Shimla). He said that the sanitation workers are the pillars on which, Shimla city is standing right now. These workers remain on their toes day in day out to keep Hill Queen (Shimla) bright and beautiful.
Sharma informed that employees of SJVN Limited have already contributed one day salary to the PM CARES fund and one day's salary to HP, CM Relief Fund to combat the Corona challenge. He also informed that SJVN Limited has also provided a financial support of more than Rs 2 crore to the government of Himachal Pradesh. The financial support has been extended to procure ventilators, other medical equipment, Personal Protection Equipment (PPEs), masks, sanitizers and gloves in various hospitals of the government of Himachal Pradesh.
Sharma further informed that SJVN Limited has always been in the forefront in supporting the society and the government for tackling various issues which affect the nation and fellow countrymen. He further said that SJVN is also liberally extending support for distribution of food and other essential items to the needy.
Sharma also said that to aid in the battle against COVID-19, SJVN has contributed Rs 25 crore towards PM CARES Fund.
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