Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) announced some of the measures to fight against deadly coronavirus which has been spreading all over the nation and the world. It has given a relief to its employers as those who earn below ₹30,000 per month, will get their salaries twice a month in the wake of coronavirus outbreak.
“For those earning below ₹30,000 per month, salaries will be paid twice a month to protect their cash flow and mitigate any overwhelming financial burden,” Mukesh Ambani led Reliance Industries said in a statement.
Even if the work is halted, the company will continue to pay contract and temporary workers. Reliance Industries also extended the work-from-home platform to most of its employees except those who handle critical roles in maintaining the Reliance Jio network.
Reliance Foundation Hospital in collaboration with the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) set up a dedicated 100- bedded center at Seven Hills Hospital in Mumbai for patients who test positive for COVID-19.
The company also donated ₹5 crores to Maharashtra Chief Minister’s Relief Fund.
Reliance will provide free fuel for all emergency service vehicles used to transport: a. COVID-19 patients (service is provided only for the vehicle used for COVID-19 patients and as per the list provided by Government agencies, to ensure efficient impact and withdrawal post end of a pandemic to and from quarantine and isolation facilities. b. Quarantined people on the basis of lists provided by Government agencies.
Reliance Retail across the country will remain functional during the lockdown. All the essentials, including staples, fruits and vegetables, bread, breakfast cereals and other items of daily use will be available in more 700 Reliance Retail across the nation.