New Delhi: In yet another step to battle Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Power Finance Corporation Limited (PFC), a Navratna PSU under Ministry of Power and India's leading NBFC, has tied up with TajSATS, one of Asia’s largest food companies, to provide hygienic and nutritious food to frontline COVID-19 warriors. As part of this endeavour, PFC will provide packed lunch boxes to doctors and other health medical staff engaged in the treatment of COVID-19 patients at Dr Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital, New Delhi.
Under this initiative, the company has provided financial assistance of Rs 64 lakh (approx) to TajSTATS for the supply of high-quality and hygienic food (packed lunch box) to the doctors and medical staff of Dr RML Hospital on daily basis for a period of 60 days commencing from May 25.
The Ministry of Health has selected Dr Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital in New Delhi as one of the hospitals dedicated to the treatment of COVID-19 where doctors and other health staff are providing round the clock medical and other health services to COVID-19 patients.
Earlier, PFC has contributed Rs 200 crore to the PM-CARES Fund to support the battle against COVID-19. The employees of PFC have also come forward for the cause and have donated their one day salary to PM CARES Fund. Further, PFC has contributed Rs 50 lakh each to the District Collectors of Siddharth Nagar and Bulandshahar in Uttar Pradesh along with Rs 50 lakh to Indian Red Cross Society to provide medical equipment in Kota, Rajasthan.