COVID-19: Ambanis donates Rs 1 crore to Meghalaya’s CMRF

Last Updated: Sunday, 5 April 2020 (15:43 IST)
Shillong: Billionaire Mukesh Ambani, his wife and Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) has donated Rs 1 crore to the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund (CMRF) to combat COVID-19.

Meghalaya chief minister Conrad K Sangma has thanked Mukesh-Nita Ambani and Reliance Industries Ltd for the donation.
“Thank you ji, Nita Ambani ji & Reliance Industries Limited for your generous donation of Rs 1 Crore towards the Meghalaya Chief Minister’s Relief Fund,” Meghalaya chief minister Conrad K Sangma tweeted.
“Donations from responsible corporate citizens will go a long way in championing our fight against COVID-19,” the Meghalaya chief minister added.
The has donated Rs 500 crore to PM’s Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situation (PM CARES) besides Rs 5 crore each to the governments of Maharashtra and Gujarat to support their fights against COVID-19.
“RIL also continues its 24X7, multi-pronged, on-the-ground effort to do its bit to ensure the nation remains prepared, fed, supplied, safe, connected and motivated to fight and win against the unprecedented challenges brought upon by the pandemic,” the company in a statement said.
“RIL and its motivated team have stepped up in the cities and villages, on roads and lanes, clinics and hospitals, grocery and retail stores, and it has pressed additional capabilities into the service of the nation,” the Company added. (UNI)