Mukesh Ambani and Nita Ambani
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Billionaire Mukesh Ambani, his wife Anita Ambani and Reliance Industries Ltd. donated Rs 1 crore to the Meghalaya Chief Minister’s Relief Fund (CMRF) to combat COVID19.

Meghalaya chief minister Conrad K Sangma has thanked Mukesh-Nita Ambani and Reliance Industries Ltd for the donation.

“Thank you Mukesh Ambani ji, Nita Ambani ji & Reliance Industries Limited for your generous donation of Rs. 1 Crore towards the Meghalaya Chief Minister’s Relief Fund,” Meghalaya chief minister Conrad K Sangma said on his Twitter handle.

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“Donations from responsible corporate citizens will go a long way in championing our fight against COVID-2019,” the Meghalaya chief minister added.

On Monday, Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance Industries Ltd. (RIL) announced a donation of Rs. 500 crore towards the PM CARES Fund to combat COVID19.

The RIL announced the donation in response to the call by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to support India’s fight against the COVID19 pandemic.

In addition to the financial contribution to the PM CARES Fund, the RIL also provided contributions of Rs. 5 crore each to the governments of Maharashtra and Gujarat to support their fights against COVID19.

The company in a statement said: “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.”

The company also stated: “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.”

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