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COVID-19 : Dabur Group pledges Rs. 21 Crore towards support and relief activities

Leading consumer products manufacturer Dabur Group today announced that it has earmarked Rs. 21 crore towards support and relief activities to those affected by the Covid-19 pandemic. 

In a regulatory filing, the FMCG major said, “The Dabur Group has established a ‘Dabur Care Fund for COVID-19’, to protect lives and livelihood, and support those affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. We have earmarked a fund of Rs. 21 Crores towards Relief efforts, helping meet immediate needs of those most affected by this pandemic.” 

The company also said that, out of the pledged amount, Rs. 11 crore is being contributed to Prime Minister’s Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situation Fund (PM CARES Fund) by Dabur India Limited and other entities in the Group.

Dabur, one of India’s largest producers of Ayurvedic and Natural Health Care products, has its portfolio spread across five flagship brands with distinct identities. The brands are Dabur (natural healthcare products) , Vatika (premium personal care), Hajmola (digestives),  Real (fruit juices and beverages) and Fem (fairness bleaches and skin care products).

“For the past 135 years, Dabur has been sworn to its motto of being dedicated to Health and WellBeing of every household. In these unprecedented times, the Dabur Group is committed to caring for the health and well-being of our partners and customers, while playing a constructive role in supporting the individuals  on the frontlines of this battle against COVID-19,” Dabur India Chairman Amit Burman was quoted in the statement. 

The Dabur Group will provide support in three areas: Donation to PM CARES Fund; assistance for those individuals engaged in frontline efforts to fight the virus; and support to members of vulnerable sections of the society and migrant workers, who are the hardest hit by this pandemic.

The Dabur Group has started providing Health & Hygiene Kits to police personnel across the country which includes face masks, hand sanitisers and immunity boosters medicines like Dabur Chyawanprash.

“We are working with local NGOs and community leaders in extending support towards provision of nutritious meals and medicines to people in need during this lockdown,” the company said. 

“Lite Bite Foods, one of the group companies, is preparing and supplying around 2,500 meals every day for the migrant workers while another group company Oncquest Laboratories is endeavoring to undertake COVID-19 tests for a significant number of BPL patients free of cost,” it added. 

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