E-commerce company, Flipkart, along with 'GiveIndia Foundation' on Wednesday, donated 50,000 Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) kits to the Uttar Pradesh government. The PPE kits were provided to the state officials in a virtual ceremony, convened by the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh and Flipkart's Chief Corporate Officer (CCO), Rajneesh Kumar.
Flipkart has distributed more than one million medical gowns & six lakh N-95 masks across India
Lauding the efforts of the UP government in battling the pandemic in the state, Rajneesh Kumar was quoted saying, "Flipkart is committed to the development and security of Uttar Pradesh and its residents. We are proud that we are helping the state government in the fight against Covid-19 pandemic. 50,000 PPE kits have been provided to the U.P government in collaboration with GiveIndia Foundation which will help in protecting the health workers, patients and other frontline warriors from coronavirus infection."
Earlier, Flipkart had donated more than 50,000 PPE protective gear and N95 masks to the Uttar Pradesh administration to fight the pandemic and as of today, the company has distributed more than one million medical gowns and six lakh N-95 masks across India.
~With inputs from IANS