Xiaomi commits Rs 15 cr to fight against COVID-19

Chinese electronics major Xiaomi pledged Rs 15 crore contribution towards India's fight against COVID-19.

Of this, Xiaomi will donate Rs 10 crore to the PM's relief fund and CM Relief Funds across various states, a statement said. Also, the company will continue to donate face masks and protective suits to hospitals across various states.

The company has partnered with Give India on Mi.com to raise Rs 1 crore to make available hygiene kits for 20,000 families who do not have access to soaps, sanitizers and masks. It is also partnering with other NGOs to extend support to daily wage workers, migrants and stray animals.

"At Xiaomi, we are pledging Rs 15 crore for the fight against COVID-19 outbreak...Unity shines in times of adversity. We request all our Mi Fans to also come forward and donate on Mi.com or directly to PM relief fund/CM relief funds," Xiaomi India Managing Director Manu Jain said adding that over 1,000 Xiaomi employees as well as partners have been requested to donate to the cause.

(Agencies)