New Delhi: Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC), Indian Oil Corp (IOC) and other public sector oil companies have contributed over Rs 1,000 crore to the Prime Minister CARES Fund to help in the fight against COVID-19 pandemic. ONGC was the top contributor with Rs 300 crore, followed by IOC chipping in Rs 225 crore. Privatisation-bound Bharat Petroleum Corp Ltd (BPCL) provided Rs 175 crore, while Hindustan Petroleum Corp Ltd (HPCL) chipped in Rs 120 crore.
Petronet LNG Ltd gave Rs 100 crore, gas utility GAIL Rs 50 crore and Oil India Ltd another Rs 38 crore In Noida, ONGC employees at their personal level handed over 100 food packets to the police, he said.
"BPCL and its subsidiaries commit Rs 175 crore towards PM CARES fund to help the government to combat coronavirus, as our humble contribution towards the well-being of the society," it said.
GAIL, besides contributing Rs 50 crore to the PM Fund, said its employees have contributed 2 days' salary amounting to Rs 3.8 crore. Further, Numaligarh Refineries Ltd has contributed Rs 25 crore, OIDB Rs 17 crore, MRPL Rs 2 crore, CPCL Rs 2 crore and Engineers India Ltd Rs 1 Cr.
Posted Date : 01-04-20
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