Lakshmi Mittal group donates Rs 100 crore to PM-CARES

Chennai: AM/NS India, a joint venture between ArcelorMittal and Nippon Steel, and HMEL, a partnership between Hindustan Petroleum and Mittal Energy Investments, has announced a package of support to strengthen India’s capacity to protect families and communities impacted by the virus.

“Both our operations in India commit equally to a total of Rs 100 crore to Prime Minister’s Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situation Fund (PM-CARES] for the ongoing relief efforts countrywide. Additionally our operations are contributing through,” said a press release.

Listing out the services, it said, “Supporting daily meals of over 5,000 as well as providing food kits to more than 30,000 people, augmenting ambulance services and preparing care centres in location close to our production facilities, and ssharing knowledge on preventive measures and providing sanitation kits and PPE in the communities we operate. All employees will continue to receive a salary for their work during this period,” it added.

 

NT Bureau