April 2020 \ Business & Investment \ BUSINESS AND GOVERNANCE

ReNew Power in April announced that it will contribute ....

  • Mr Sumant Sinha


ReNew Power in April announced that it will contribute a total of Rs 20 crore for the fight against the coronavirus pandemic. “Out of this, Rs 10 crore will be contributed to the PM-CARES fund, and Rs 5 Cr will go towards the Chief Minister’s relief fund in various states. The rest will be spent on several activities targeted to directly help communities impacted by the lockdown and to bolster the health infrastructure to tackle the pandemic,” the company said in a statement.

ReNew Power will also focus on feeding migrant labourers, daily wage workers and locals around its sites spread across the country by distributing dry ration packets in conjunction with the local administration.

The company will be working across its sites in the states of Gujarat, Rajasthan, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra and will cover around 140 villages. Additionally, ReNew is adopting a village in Haryana, where around 350 vulnerable households will be provided with dry ration and hygiene kits, it said.

The company’s employees led by their CMD and other members of the senior management, are also contributing a part of their salary to fund various activities to fight COVID-19, it said.