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COVID-19: ZEEL donates 20 ambulances, 4000 PPE kits to Rajasthan

By DNA On 26 October 2020
COVID-19: ZEEL donates 20 ambulances, 4000 PPE kits to Rajasthan

The corona epidemic has brought the entire world to its knees. Whether it is a superpower America or a developing nation India each is bearing the brunt of COVID-19.


As a responsible corporate organisation, Essel Group has always fulfilled its social obligations and is trying to help people and governments in their effort to fight coronavirus pandemic.


Keeping in line with its corporate social responsibilities (CSR) ZEE Entertainment Enterprises Limited (ZEEL) has come forward to help the state of Rajasthan in these difficult times of COVID-19. The Managing Director and CEO of Zee Entertainment, Puneet Goenka donated 20 ambulances and 4,000 Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) kits to the Rajasthan Chief Minister at his residence. 


Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot flagged of all 20 ambulances in the presence of Heath Minister Dr Raghu Sharma, Minister of State for Medicine Subhash Garg, PCC Chief Govind Singh Dotasara and Chief Secretary Rajiv Swaroop. The Rajasthan Chief Minister then thanked Zee Entertainment, MD and CEO Puneet Goenka for all the support. 


Zee Media CEO Purushottam Vaishnava was also present during the occasion.


According to the latest data, active Covid cases in Rajasthan stands at 17,775 while the number of people recovered is 1,62,981. The state has also reported 1,814 deaths.


Earlier in June, ZEEL had announced a national level CSR drive towards enhancing India's healthcare infrastructure and further strengthening its fight against coronavirus. In line with its CSR policy the company had promised to provide 200+ ambulances to the municipal corporations, 50 High Flow Heated Respiratory Humidifiers to Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation, 40,000+ PPE kits to municipal corporations across India, to build 100+ ICU units with state-of-the-art tech support in India and to provide 6,00,000 meals to over 10,000 migrants.


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