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ZEE Entertainment donates ambulances, PPE kits and oxygen humidifiers to Karnataka

Company intensifies its fight against Covid2019 by donating critical healthcare requirements

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MUMBAI:  Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd. (ZEEL) in line with its national level CSR drive against Covid2019 officially handed over critical healthcare equipment to the state of Karnataka, further strengthening its fight against Covid2019. In the presence of the chief minister, 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 Covid2019) 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 state.

• Oxygen Humidifiers: 25 oxygen humidifiers donated to the state.

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ZEE CEO and MD Punit Goenka 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 strong support to the state in its fight against Covid2019. 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."

 Karnataka CM B. S. Yediyurappa said, “The Government of Karnataka is doing everything to keep the people of the state safe and follow all precautions against Covid19. We would like to thank Mr. Punit Goenka and ZEE for their support in this time of need towards Covid2019 response and relief.” 

In its national level CSR drive towards enhancing the country’s healthcare infrastructure against Covid2019, ZEE had committed to donate 240+ ambulances, 46,000+ PPE kits and 90+ oxygen humidifiers. The donation to the state of Karnataka is in line with this national level CSR drive.

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 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.

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