New Delhi: SJVN Limited’s Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) Nand Lal Sharma informed that as a responsible corporate citizen and understanding the seriousness of fight against the Coronavirus (COVID-19), the employees of SJVN are voluntarily donating their one-day salary to CM Relief Fund of Himachal Pradesh, amounting to Rs 44.50 lakh.
Sharma further informed that in series of steps to support the government in the battle against COVID-19, SJVN has contributed Rs 25 crore towards PM CARES Fund. He also informed that SJVN has also provided financial support of around Rs 2 crore to the state government of Himachal Pradesh for procuring ventilators, personal protection equipment (PPEs), food, masks, sanitizers and gloves in various hospitals.
SJVN has always been at the forefront in supporting the society and the government for tackling any issues which affect the country or its people. To fight the COVID-19 spread, SJVN has also set up 48 quarantine units in its projects. SJVN is also extending support for distribution of food and other essential items to the needy, Sharma added.
Earlier, SJVN employees have also already contributed one day salary to the PM CARES fund to combat the Corona challenge.