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Lupin Foundation contributes in combating COVID-19

24 April 2020 | News

Has undertaken several initiatives across the country, at a district level, to help people during the global pandemic

At a time when our country is fighting an unprecedented battle with Covid-19, Lupin Human Welfare and Research Foundation, the CSR arm of pharma company Lupin Limited, has undertaken several initiatives across the country, at a district level, to help people during the global pandemic. Right from coordinating with district administration and collectors, to providing food and other necessary items to the migrant workers, poor and homeless, the Lupin Foundation team has been working relentlessly.

PAN India:

To prevent the spread of the Covid-19 virus, the team is producing and distributing masks and hand sanitizers. Additionally, awareness generation is also being done through various means. The Foundation is closely working with another trinity of the government – The Collectors, Superintendent of Police (SPs) and Chief Medical Officers (CMOs) around the country, which has made their programme more effective and acceptable for resource mobilisation.

Through the efforts of Lupin Foundation, 11 districts in India were able to raise funds of INR 55,06,230, out of which INR 36,92,440 was raised by Lupin Foundation alone.

State- District wise initiatives:

Rajasthan:

Bharatpur and Dholpur: 

 

Bharatpur:

The district was able to raise funds of INR 31,09,644, out of which INR 10,98,094 was raised by Lupin Foundation alone

Lupin Foundation is helping in providing food not only to the people, but to the animals as well. The Foundation provided 12 qtl dry fodder & 3 qtl green fodder, 45 kg Bajara and Jowar grain to birds and 42 kg banana & 5 kg Chana to monkeys in the district.

The Foundation along with the District Collector are educating the people about the importance of Social Distancing and Washing Hands. They are also spreading mass awareness by distributing & pasting flexes & pamphlets

Overall, the Foundation distributed 4000 face masks, 2670 hand gloves, 2480 sanitizers, 3376 food ration kits to daily wage workers, 1200 Food packets to migrant workers and 7487 reusable face masks to the community

 

Dholpur:

Manjari Foundation, an NGO in Dholpur, contributed Rs.51,000/- for the relief work o Lupin Foundation collaborated with Manjiri Foundation and started a community kitchen to serve food to the poor and needy

Overall, the Foundation provided 1500 masks, 750 hand gloves and 750 sanitizers

 

Alwar:

The district was able to raise funds of INR 9,26,840, out of which INR 7,32,020 was raised by Lupin Foundation alone

Matashree Gomati Devi Jan Seva Nidhi (An NGO part of Lupin Foundation) provided 50 umbrellas at all Police checkpoints to help them beat the heat while being on duty o Overall, the Foundation provided 1500 masks, 500 hand gloves and 600 sanitizers in the district

 

Maharashtra:

Pune:

The district was able to raise funds of INR 6,88,221, out of which INR 6,71,401 was raised by Lupin Foundation alone

Lupin Foundation distributed food grain kits to 13 poor families in Nande village, Mulshi

Distributed masks, gloves and sanitizers to waste segregation plant workers in Pune

Distributed 1600 bottles of sanitizers to the police officials, petrol pump workers and local cleaning workers in Junnar block

Distributed 1020 triple layer disposable masks and 510 nitrile gloves to Police and government officials in Mulshi

 

Aurangabad:

An amount of INR 5 lakh was donated by Lupin Ltd., Aurangabad to Dr. Bhagwat Karad, Rajya Sabha MP from Aurangabad. This donation is being utilised for food distribution to the poor and migrant labours through 9 food centres opened by him in Aurangabad feeding more than 3000 people daily. The food centre at his hospital is also providing food to 750 poor families in Samta Nagar slum area.

 

Dhule:

Lupin Foundation was able to raise funds of INR 3,73,600 in the district o COVID-19 Has Caused A Shortage Of Face Masks. A group of 10 women employed by the Foundation, have stitched 2600 masks and have a target of achieving 10,000 masks in order to help the rural communities

The field staff of Lupin Foundation along with their families are working all day, to stitch masks and distribute them free of cost

The Foundation distributed 100 food ration kits to the ultra-poor families of the Sakri block

 

Tarapur:

Lupin Foundation was able to raise funds of INR 1,61,000 in the district

The Foundation distributed food grain kits to 200 poor families in Pam village

Provided 5000 masks to PHC Police station and in the village

 

Sindhudurg:

The district was able to raise funds of INR 60,000, out of which INR 50,000 was raised by Lupin Foundation alone

The Foundation provided 171 Food kits to migrant labourers at Shiroda village, Vengurla

 

Nandurbar:

The district was able to raise funds of INR 8,775, out of which INR 3,675 was raised by Lupin Foundation alone

Provided sanitizers to the police department

 

Nagpur:

Lupin Foundation was able to raise funds of INR 2500 in the district

 

Madhya Pradesh:

Mandideep:

Distributed 125 ration kits in cluster villages of block Obedullaganj, to all needy, handicapped, widow headed families and landless farmers

The Foundation is providing N95 masks to Doctors

 

Vidisha:

Distributed 50 Food ration kits and masks to poor families in cluster villages of Sironj block

 

Uttarakhand:

Haridwar:

The Foundation provided 200 face masks and 50 sanitizers to the main police station at Bahadarabad, Haridwar

In the health center of the same region the Foundation donated 500 masks, 150 bottles of sanitizers and 300 gloves

 

Andhra Pradesh:

Vizag:

Lupin Foundation handed over 100 litres of hand sanitizer to M P (Member of parliament, Anakapalle) Dr BV Satyavathi Madam to distribute to Doctors & Nurses, Police, Sanitary workers etc. who are fighting against COVID-19.

Distributed 40 litres of Sanitizer to Fishermen at Thikkavanipalem village in Parawada Mandal

For Widows, Disabled, Kidney patients and 60 poor & needy families, the Foundation distributed grocery kits in two villages (Near LHWRF Skill training center) at pharmacity colony.

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