Ratan Tata, the honorary chairman of the country’s renowned industrialist Tata Sons, has announced a financial aid of Rs 500 crore for fighting against coronavirus pandemic in India.
Ratan Tata gave this news by posting a letter from Tata Trust on twitter.
The COVID 19 crisis is one of the toughest challenges we will face as a race. The Tata Trusts and the Tata group companies have in the past risen to the needs of the nation. At this moment, the need of the hour is greater than any other time. pic.twitter.com/y6jzHxUafM
— Ratan N. Tata (@RNTata2000) March 28, 2020
In India, coronavirus cases are rapidly increasing. In such a troubling situation, in this fight against Coronavirus, many industrialists and celebrities have come forward to give financial support. Moreover, he stated that coronavirus is the biggest challenge the human race will face. In this sequence, Tata Trust made a prominent announcement today.
Ratan Tata wrote in his tweet that Tata Trust would provide 500 crore rupees for health workers working on the frontline, testing kits, better arrangements for treatment of infected persons and training health workers. Furthermore, the statement remarked that the Tata Trust honours all those fighting the epidemic. Tata, in a tweet, said, “The COVID 19 crisis is one of the toughest challenges we will face as a race… At this moment, the need of the hour is greater than any other time”
It is noteworthy that Tata Trust was founded in the year 1919 and is is one of the oldest philanthropic institutions in India. Above all, this trust has played a significant pioneering role in altering the conventional ideas of charity.
Moreover, many other renowned industrialist and Indian billionaires have come forward to fight against coronavirus. Furthermore, this list includes reliance foundation, Mahindra chairperson Anand Mahindra, Vedanta Group, Paytm, Axis Bank etc.