Telangana

NMDC contributes ₹150 cr to PM-CARES Fund

Preventive measures being taken at all its facilities

Public sector mining major NMDC on Monday said it will contribute ₹150 crore to the PM-CARES Fund to help in the fight against COVID-19.

“To deal with the difficult times arising out of COVID-19 in the country, #NMDC will be donating ₹150 crore to #PMCARES FUND. It is a small contribution from @nmdclimited for a national cause on the appeal of @narendramodi ji our Hon PM,” Chairman-cum-Managing Director N. Baijendra Kumar tweeted.

This will be the biggest support offered by any public sector enterprise in the country to help the fight against coronavirus thus far, a release from NMDC said.

The company has already rolled out various preventive measures at its facilities to protect employees and their families against the spread of coronavirus. It has also implemented steps to fight the virus at the villages and hamlets adjacent to its facilities and townships, the release said.

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