Major Chinese electronics manufacturer Xiaomi on Tuesday said it will donate Rs 15 crore to India’s fight against COVID-19.
Of this, the company will donate Rs 10 crore to the PM’s relief fund and CM Relief Funds across various states..
The company, moreover, will continue to donate face masks and protective suits to hospitals across various Indian states.
Xiaomi has partnered with Give India on Mi.com to raise Rs1 crore to make available hygiene kits for 20,000 families who do not have access to soaps, sanitizers and masks.
The company is also partnering with other NGOs and extending support to daily wage workers, migrants and stray animals.
“At Xiaomi, we are pledging Rs 15 crore for the fight against COVID-19 outbreak. Unity shines in times of adversity,” said Xiaomi India managing director Manu Jain.
“We request all our Mi Fans to also come forward and donate on Mi.com or directly to PM relief fund/CM relief funds,” he further said.
He further informed that over 1,000 Xiaomi employees, as well as partners, have been requested to donate to the cause.