ZEE Entertainment donates critical healthcare equipment to the state of Karnataka

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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 Karnataka, further strengthening its fight against Covid-19.

ZEE Entertainment donates 20 Ambulances, 4,000 PPE Kits, 25 Oxygen Humidifiers to Karnataka, strengthening its fight against Covid-19

In the presence of the Hon’ble Chief Minister, Shri B. S. Yediyurappa, the healthcare requirements were handed over to the Karnataka Government.

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

  • Ambulances 20 ambulances to be donated to the state.
  • PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) Kits 4,000 kits donated to the
  • Oxygen Humidifiers: 25 oxygen humidifiers donated to the

image-Punit Goenka -Punit Goenka,  Managing  Director  and  Chief  Executive Officer, ZEE, said, “The Karnataka Government has taken some strong steps to ensure that the health and safety of its citizens is safeguarded. ZEE is committed to provide a strong support to the state in its fight against Covid-19.

“We sincerely hope that the donated healthcare requirements will further enable the state to address the challenges faced due to the ongoing pandemic and strengthen its overall healthcare ecosystem,” Goenka added.

Image-Honble-Chief-Minister-Shri-B.-S.-Yediyurappa-Karnataka-Government-MediaBrief.jpgShri B. S. Yediyurappa, Chief Minister of Karnataka, said, “The Government of Karnataka is doing everything to keep the people of the state safe and follow all precautions against Covid-19. 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. The donation to the state of Karnataka 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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