Chitradurga, 20.04.2020: The Covid-19 pandemic has posed unprecedented challenges for India and the world with the number of infected people on a steady rise. As part of the Vedanta Group’s efforts to support people in distress, Vedanta Ltd – Iron Ore Karnataka Business is ramping up its community outreach programmes and reaching out to all stakeholders in this battle against the pandemic.
With the objective to ensure the protection of those who protect us by jeopardizing their lives and leading from the front during emergencies, Vedanta Ltd – Iron Ore Karnataka Business has provided 250 Personal Protective kits and 5,000 hand gloves to Ms. Radhika G., Superintendent of Police – Chitradurga, 100 masks along with sanitizer bottles to Mr. G.S Hegde, Regional Trasport Officer – Chitradurga and 150 cotton masks to Mr. Padma, Geologist – Department of Mines & Geology Chitradurga District. The material and personal protective kits will help to ensure the safety of police force and the government officials during this COVID-19 pandemic.
Vedanta- Iron Ore Business Karnataka, has initiated several on- ground support activities to overcome this difficult situation.
Recently, Vedanta Ltd – Iron Ore Karnataka Business provided 500 sanitiser bottles, 2500 triple layer N95 masks, 500 personal protection kits and an ambulance for emergency medical facilities to the District Collector’s office. In the previous week, Vedanta Ltd – Iron Ore Karnataka Businesshad handed over 3400 ration kits to the District Administration Office to help them be well prepared in the current situation. Besides this, Vedanta Ltd – Iron Ore Karnataka Business distributed 2600 three layered cloth masks to police officers, health workers and the community people across Chitradurga district handmade by local SHG women over the course of two weeks.
Vedanta Ltd – Iron Ore Karnataka Business has extended several on-ground support activities to combat COVID-19 and the same will continue through all possible means to battle out this pandemic.
We wish everyone a healthy stay at home!!
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