The largest public sector steel-making Maharatna , Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL), has joined hands with the nation in its fight against the Corona disease by contributing INR 30 crore to the PM CARES fund.
Moreover, SAIL employees have also come forward and contributed a day’s salary amounting to approximately INR 9 crore . Anil Kumar Chaudhary, Chairman, SAIL commented, “This is a humble contribution from the company and its employees in the fight against the coronavirus emergency. We stand committed to dedicate ourselves in the service of the nation in every possible way. Along with this, we have also scaled up and mobilized various health services in coordination with local authorities of the respective state governments for fighting this medical emergency situation.”
During this time of lockdown, the company said, despite cutting production, has kept its essential plants and equipment in running condition with minimum manpower, after taking necessary preventive and safety measures. The company has also provided a large number of medical facilities, including ICU beds, isolation beds, quarantine facilities, large quantities of sanitizers, PPEs, masks etc at its hospitals and at the workplaces in its plants and units.