Bharat Financial Inclusion Ltd. (BFIL), a 100% subsidiary of IndusInd Bank, has contributed 1 Crore Rupees to the Prime Minister’s Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations Fund (PM CARES Fund). The fund was set up in March by the Government of India to help fight the unprecedented COVID-19 crisis. Shri G. Kishan Reddy, Minister of State for Home Affairs, Government of India received the cheque from BFIL representatives at the North Block office in New Delhi yesterday. He appreciated the company for coming forward and strengthening the fight against COVID 19.
In addition to this contribution,
BFIL has been tirelessly working to help state governments in Jharkhand, Madhya
Pradesh and Karnataka to get access to essential medical equipment like testing
kits, PPEs, and other sanitation requirements and also train frontline health
workers to protect themselves against the virus.
MR Rao, MD & CEO, BFIL said,
“We are witnessing an unprecedented crisis and the entire BFIL family stands in
solidarity with the nation. With this contribution to PM CARES Fund and many other
initiatives at the grassroots level, we are providing all possible relief to
needy people in villages and small towns across India.”
The PM CARES Fund will be used to
fight the health emergency brought about by COVID-19, ramp up research and strengthen
healthcare and pharma facilities in India.