MG Motor India has issued a press statement in the wake of the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak.
It reads “In this hour of crisis, we stand with the government of India to fight and overcome the spread of the pandemic of COVID-19. We understand that in this effort, the government of India would need huge resources. As a socially responsible organisation, MG Motor India today announced a donation of Rs. 2 crore for the government hospitals and health institutions providing medical assistance in Gurugram and Halol (Vadodara), where the carmaker’s facilities are located – to ensure the health and well-being of the medical staff and underprivileged sections of society.
While ₹1 crore contribution will come from the company directly, its employees have also pledged to donate another ₹ 1 crore. The contribution includes gloves, masks, ventilators, medicines and beds etc. depending on the particular requirement of the specific government hospitals and health institutions providing medical assistance in Gurugram and Halol (Vadodra).
Also as part of its commitment towards the safety and well-being of the staff at its dealerships and workshops, the carmaker is felicitating and advising dealers to ensure enhanced insurance cover for their 5000 employees across the country.”