Earlier, during the first wave of the Covid-19 pandemic, Kia India donated Rs 2 crores of CSR funds to the CM Relief Fund. Now again Kia joins the fight against Covid-19.
Kia India recently announced a contribution of Rs 5 crore to the Andhra Pradesh State Disaster Management Authority (APSDMA) amid the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. The company says the contribution was made to support the state and its people in these difficult times. Kookhyun Shim, Managing Director, and CEO of Kia India delivered the money transfer document to Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy, Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh.
Earlier, during the first wave of the Covid-19 pandemic, Kia India joined the government of Andhra Pradesh and donated Rs 2 crores of CSR funds to CM Relief Fund. Kia India says it is doing its part to maintain its social responsibility and is committed to providing all possible support to the community and is also taking all necessary steps to combat the second wave of Covid-19.
The brand says it will continue to support the state and governments and is truly committed to being a partner in this national battle against Coronavirus. Speaking of the contribution, Kookhyun Shim, Managing Director and CEO of Kia India, said the increase in cases during the second wave of Covid-19 has surprised everyone.
Kia India thanks to the government of Andhra Pradesh for its efforts to prevent the spread of the virus and in line with this, the company is providing its support of Rs. 5 crores in fighting the pandemic.
The money will be used to meet the growing needs of essential medical equipment, including oxygen condensers, cooling tanks, respirators, as well as medical-grade D4 cylinders in hospitals, he added. Kia India says it will continue to support the government and health authorities to combat the ongoing pandemic.