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Wipro and Azim Premji Foundation gave Rs 1,125 crore to deal with coronavirus crisis

Noida. Wipro Limited, Wipro Enterprises Limited and Azim Premji Foundation jointly committed Rs 1,125 crore to tackle the coronavirus crisis. The company said in a statement issued on Wednesday that this amount will help to remove the effect of coronavirus on people in the front line in medical and service work and on the society and especially the most vulnerable sections. Out of the total Rs 1,125 crore, Wipro Limited contributed Rs 100 crore, Wipro Enterprises Limited contributed Rs 25 crore and Azim Premji Foundation contributed Rs 1,000 crore.

This amount is different from Wipro’s CSR expenditure
The statement said that this amount is different from the annual corporate social responsibility (CSR) activities of Wipro and the expenditure on the Philanthropic activities of Azim Premji Foundation. This amount will provide assistance to people suffering from virus-related problems in a certain area and expand health capacity, including prevention of coronavirus epidemic and treatment of those infected. A spokesman for Azim Premji Foundation said that modern global society has not faced this crisis. We must work together to deal with this crisis and especially to reduce its human impact on the disadvantaged. The Foundation’s 1,600-member team will collaborate with 350 strong civil society partners across the country to coordinate with government institutions to use the funds to help people. In this endeavor, Wipro’s technical proficiency, sourcing system,

Many companies came forward to help fight the coronavirus

  • Many companies have come forward to help the government and the common people in combating coronaviruses.
  • Tata Trusts and the Tata group have jointly promised to spend the maximum of Rs 1,500 crore.
  • Mukesh Ambani, the head of Reliance Industries, has committed an additional Rs 500 crore to the Prime Minister’s Kovid-19 fund. Earlier, he has also promised to spend India’s first Coronavirus Hospital, food for the needy and fuel for emergency vehicles.
  • Infosys Foundation has committed Rs 100 crore.
  • South Korean companies Samsung and LG have said that they will help local bodies in India, give them protective and infrared thermometers and provide consumer durables to hospitals.
  • Paytm, PhonePe, Amazon Pay and other digital payment companies have also requested users to contribute to the PM fund and said that with the help of the common user, they will also contribute something to the fund.
  • Many other companies have also come forward to help.

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