Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu thanked industrialist Ratan Tata and Tata Sons chairman N Chandrasekaran for donating 15,000 masks tor the state.
Out of the 15, 000 masks provided by the Tata Group, there are 10000 pieces of three-ply masks and the rest of the 5000 are N95 masks.
Khandu also said that the Indian multinational conglomerate had pledged to contribute more essential materials to the state soon.
“I would like to thank Sh. RN Tata and Sh. N. Chandrasekaran Chairman, Tata Sons for providing 5000 N95 and 3 Ply masks 10000 to Arunachal Pradesh in this time of crisis due to COVID-19. They have pledged more such support to the state in the coming days,” Khandu tweeted.
I would like thank Sh. RN Tata and Sh. N. Chandrasekaran Chairman, Tata Sons for providing 5000 N95 and 3 Ply masks 10000 to Arunachal Pradesh in this time of crisis due to #Covid_19. They have pledged more such support to the state in the coming days. @TataCompanies @RNTata2000
— Pema Khandu (@PemaKhanduBJP) April 26, 2020
Tata Sons had recently donated 10000 pairs of nitrile gloves and another 10000 pieces of three-ply masks for the medical staff of Nagaland who is working to contain the coronavirus pandemic.
Last month, the Tata Group had pledged to contribute Rs 1500 crore towards COVID-19 relief work.
Former Tata Group Chairman Ratan Tata had said that the philanthropic organization Tata Trusts had announced to commit Rs 500 crore for providing protective equipment to medical personnel, respiratory systems for treating increasing cases, testing kits to ramp up testing in the country and setting up treatment facilities for those who have already caught the virus.
Tata Sons had also announced an additional Rs 1000 Crores support towards COVID-19 and related activities.