Shimla: SJVN Limited's Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) Nand Lal Sharma handed over a cheque of Rs 45 lakh to the Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh Jairam Thakur. The cheque was presented in the august presence of SJVN's Director (Electrical) RK Bansal, SJVN's Director (Personnel) Geeta Kapur, Director (Civil) SP Bansal and Director (Finance) AK Singh.
While handing over the cheque, Sharma apprised Chief Minister that SJVN and its employees have always stood with the State and its government. He further said that SJVN and its employees recognise the gravity of situation arisen due to pandemic COVID-19 and have decided to donate one-day salary to CM Relief Fund.
Sharma informed that employees of SJVN have already contributed one day salary to the PM CARES fund to combat the Corona challenge. He also informed that SJVN has also provided 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. To fight the COVID-19 spread. SJVN has also set up 48 quarantine units in its projects. 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 Limited has contributed Rs. 25 Crore towards PM CARES Fund.
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