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NMDC contributes Rs 50 lakh to Hyderabad Police for PPEs procurement

Earlier, NMDC Limited had contributed Rs 155 crore and its employees contributed one day's salary to the PM's CARES Fund for COVID-19 fight

Hyderabad: NMDC Limited, single largest producer of iron ore company in India has contributed Rs 50 lakhs to the Hyderabad Police Commissioner of Hyderabad city to enable police authorities to procure personal protective equipment (PPE) and other allied material for prevention and containment duties relating to the ongoing Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic emergency on Saturday.

NMDC Limited, being a responsible corporate citizen is always extending helping hand during the national calamities and other emergencies. As part of its corporate social responsibility (CSR) philosophy, NMDC had provided financial assistance of Rs 50 lakh to the Police Commissioner of Hyderabad city.

The cheque has been handed over by NMDC’s Director (Personnel) Sumit Deb to Anjani Kumar, Police Commissioner of Hyderabad City. NMDC’s General Manager (Personnel) SP Himanshu and other senior police officers were present on the occasion.

“NMDC is wholeheartedly grateful to all the Corona warriors for their efforts during this pandemic and we hope this contribution would help Hyderabad Police to combat COVID-19”: NMDC’s Director (Personnel) Sumit Deb

Speaking on the occasion Deb said that “NMDC is wholeheartedly grateful to all the Corona warriors for their efforts during this pandemic and we hope this contribution would help Hyderabad Police to combat COVID-19.”

Earlier, NMDC had contributed Rs 155 crore and its employees contributed one day’s salary (totalling Rs 1.25 crores) to the PM’s CARES Fund for COVID-19 fight. NMDC’s Donimalai Mines in Karnataka by providing financial assistance of Rs 60 Lakh to Ballari District Administration. This amount is spent on procuring beds and oxygen line ext. to COVID-19 designated District Hospital.

NMDC is promoting social distancing among employees at the headquarters, plants, and offices. NMDC distributing food grains to helpless and needy villagers under “Annadanam” initiative of the government in Bailadila Mines and Steel Plant at Nagarnar (Chhattisgarh), Donimalai mines and plant (Karnataka) and Diamond Mining Project (Panna in Madhya Pradesh). Around 50,000 nos. of relief packages consisting of food grains and other necessary items are being distributed by NMDC to the poor and needy families residing near NMDC projects. NMDC has distributed more than one lakh masks and hand sanitizers made by Tribal women and Self-Help groups of Dantewada. These masks and sanitizers are being provided regularly to COVID-19 warriors and other needy to prevent Coronavirus infection in nearby villages.

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