Mankind Pharma on Monday said it will donate Rs. 100 crore for the families of deceased doctors, police officers, pharmacists and other healthcare workers who have lost their lives serving people during the pandemic.
In a statement, the company said that it plans to start releasing the money with immediate effect and hopes to complete it within three months.
On the initiative, Mankind Pharma MD and Vice Chairman Rajeev Juneja said, being the first line of defence they are highly exposed to this deadly disease. Many have lost their lives fighting the pandemic and protecting us.
“As a homage to them, we have pledged a fund of ₹100 crore to support and care for the families of these lost warriors. This is not our duty, but a debt we owe them. Because they are truly our hope,” he added.