ZEE Entertainment donates 20 Ambulances and 5,000 PPE Kits to Haryana

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India’s  leading  Content  Company,  Zee  Entertainment Enterprises Ltd. (ZEE), in line with its national level CSR drive against Covid-19, officially  handed  over  critical healthcare  equipment  to  the  state  of  Haryana,  further strengthening its fight against Covid-19. In the presence of the Honble Chief Minister, Manohar Lal  Khattar, critical  healthcare requirements  were handed  over to  the Haryana Government by Punit Goenka, MD & CEO, ZEE, in a digital flag-off ceremony.

The Company has utilized the sanctioned CSR budget (for the fight against Covid-19) to provide the following essentials to the state:

  • Ambulances – 20 ambulances
  • PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) Kits – 5,000 kits
Punit Goenka

Punit Goenka, MD & CEO, ZEE Entertainment Enterprises Ltd., said, “As a responsible player in the media & entertainment ecosystem, ZEE has taken positive steps to enhance the overall healthcare infrastructure of the Nation, to strengthen its fight against the pandemic.”

“ZEE is committed to provide a strong support to the state of Haryana in its fight against Covid-19. We sincerely hope that the donated healthcare requirements will further enable the frontline workers in the state to fight the pandemic,” Goenka added.

In  the  virtual  handover  ceremony  presided  by  the  Hon’ble  Chief  Minister,  Manohar  Lal Khattar,  the  government  expressed  its  gratitude  to  ZEE  for  handing  over  the  healthcare requirements for Covid-19 relief.

Manohar Lal Khattar

Manohar Lal Khattar, Chief Minister of Haryana, said, “The Haryana Government has strengthened the health infrastructure on a wide scale during this pandemic and is working to ensure that health of citizens is safeguarded in the state. We would like to thank Mr. Punit Goenka and ZEE for their support in this time of need towards Covid-19 response and relief.”

In its  national level CSR drive towards  enhancing  the country’s  healthcare infrastructure against Covid-19, ZEE had committed to donate 240+ ambulances, 46,000+ PPE kits, 90+ oxygen humidifiers & 6,00,000 Daily Meals. The donation to the state of Haryana is in line with this national level CSR drive.

At a national level, ZEE has also financially supported over 5000 Daily Wage Earners working directly  or  indirectly  with  the  Company.  Further,  3400+  employees  have  contributed towards PM CARES Fund. The amount generated was matched by ZEE, and the collective proceeds were donated to PM CARES Fund.

As a responsible Media & Entertainment player, ZEE continues to take strong steps needed in further intensifying its fight against Covid-19.

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