Contribution to PM CARES Fund in addition to its Multi-pronged On-the-Ground Fight against Covid-19”.

In Addition to its Multi-pronged On-the-Ground Fight against Covid-19


Reliance Industries Ltd. (RIL) today announced a donation of
Rs. 500 crore to PM CARES Fund in response to the call by the Prime Minister to support the
nation’s fight against the Coronavirus onslaught.
RIL also informed that in addition to the financial contribution to the PM’s Fund, the company
has also provided contributions of Rs. 5 crore each to the governments of Maharashtra and
Gujarat to support their fights against the Covid-19.
RIL also continues its 24×7, multi-pronged, on-the-ground effort to do its bit to ensure the nation
remains prepared, fed, supplied, safe, connected and motivated to fight and win against the
unprecedented challenges brought upon by the Coronavirus pandemic.
RIL has already deployed the strengths of the Reliance Family on this action plan against
COVID-19. RIL and its motivated team have stepped up in the cities and villages, on roads and
lanes, clinics and hospitals, grocery and retail stores, and it has pressed additional capabilities
into the service of the nation.
RIL and Reliance Foundation is leading with a significant effort that encompasses several
initiatives. These include:
• Contribution of Rs. 500 crore to the PM-CARES Fund
• Contribution of Rs. 5 crore to the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund of Maharashtra
• Contribution of Rs. 5 crore to the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund of Gujarat
• India’s first 100 bed exclusive Covid-19 Hospital geared up in just two weeks to handle
Covid-19 patients
• Fifty Lakh free meals in the next 10 days across the nation and scaling up rapidly to
more meals and newer areas
• One Lakh masks daily for health-workers and caregivers
• Thousands of PPEs daily for health-workers and caregivers
• Free Fuel across the country to notified emergency response vehicles
• Jio seamlessly connecting nearly 40 crore individuals and thousands and thousands
of organisations daily on its telecom backbone via ‘work from home’, ‘study from home’
and ‘health from home’ initiatives, helping to keep the country going
• Reliance Retail providing Essential supplies daily for millions of Indians via stores
and home deliveries

This is RIL’s overall commitment to the nation, in addition to appropriate financial assistance
from time to time. The company and its employees will be in the nation’s service daily, as an
efficient support machinery for the millions of forces in the frontline – India’s doctors, nurses,
health workers and caregivers, government officials, police and peace keeping forces, the
transport and essential supply providers and the crores of Indian citizens who are staying at
home to contribute to this fight.
RIL particularly records its appreciation for its essential staff across the various divisions, our
own heroes, who have effectively formed a second line of defence against the Virus, supporting
the frontline forces as well as the people fighting from their homes, and being part of the
formidable buffer, which keeps the nation’s response effective and ongoing.
RIL remains committed to supporting India’s response to the Covid-19 challenge and will
continue to build up its support till the challenge is overcome.
Shri Mukesh Ambani, Chairman and Managing Director of Reliance Industries Limited,
said, “We are confident that India will conquer the coronavirus crisis sooner rather than later.
The entire Reliance Industries Limited team is with the nation in this hour of crisis and will do
everything to win this battle against Covid-19”.
Smt. Nita Ambani, Founder Chairperson of Reliance Foundation, said, “As the nation
comes together to fight the Covid-19 pandemic, all of us at Reliance Foundation stand in
solidarity with our countrymen and women, especially those on the frontlines to whom we pledge
our full support. Our doctors and staff have helped set up India’s first Covid-19 Hospital and are
committed to supporting the government in exhaustive screening, testing, prevention, and
treatment of Covid-19.”
“The need of the hour is also for us to support our marginalized and daily wage communities.
Through our meal distribution programme, we aim to feed lakhs of people daily across the
country,” added Smt. Nita Ambani.