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HCL provides safety gear to police personnel, sanitary workers in Tamil Nadu

Madurai/ Chennai, Jul 3 (UNI) In the backdrop of rising number of COVID-19 cases in Tamil Nadu, HCL has provided safety equipment to police personnel and sanitary workers in the state in order to help them protect themselves from the highly contagious virus as they continue to provide essential services during the pandemic.
HCL’s contributions include 340,000 nos of 3-Ply Masks, 66,500 N-95 masks, 19,000 PPE kits and 12,750 litres of sanitizer. The safety gear provided by the global conglomerate also includes 130,000 gloves, 27,000 face shields, gum boots and battery-operated sprayers.

A substantial part of the overall contribution including 20,000 N-95 masks, 20,000 rubber gloves, 2,300 gumboots and 4,500 PPE kits have been provided to the sanitary workers of the Greater Chennai Corporation.

Speaking about the contribution HCL Foundation Director Nidhi Pundhir said, "'While the world faces unprecedented challenges in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, our frontline workers including police personnel and sanitary staff risk infection everyday as they work towards providing critical services in these difficult times. At HCL, we consider it our duty to take whatever steps we can to strengthen our response to the pandemic while ensuring the safety of our frontline workers. We have therefore, contributed a variety of safety gear to the various police departments in the State and also to the Greater Chennai Corporation.''
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Review decision of Kamath as Head of Expert Committee on Resolution framework : AIBEA to RBI Guv

09 Aug 2020 | 7:45 PM

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09 Aug 2020 | 7:18 PM

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JCB Group appoints Deepak Shetty as Deputy CEO and MD in India

08 Aug 2020 | 9:51 PM

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