Friday, December 3, 2021

Global Apparel Retailer UNIQLO donates approximately 3 million USD to India in battle against COVID-19

Must Read

Trailer Update: Sports biopic 83 led by Ranveer Singh gets a release date for its trailer

One of the most awaited sports drama, 83, led by Ranveer Singh has been in the news for a...

Shah Rukh Khan backed Bob Biswas featuring Abhishek Bachchan opens for digital release

Abhishek Bachchan has been enjoying his second innings in his acting career and he recently made his digital debut...

Rohit Shetty blocks Independence Day 2023 for Singham 3 featuring Ajay Devgn

Ajay Devgn's Singham franchise has got bigger in scale as the filmmaker Rohit Shetty turned it into a cop universe...

Fast Retailing Co. Ltd. which is the parent company of global apparel retailer UNIQLO, announces that it is participating in the Covid crises by providing urgent support worth approximately Rs 220 million rupees which is around 3 million USD. This amount will help the people of India battle the sudden surge of COVID-19 cases.

The company will be donating Rs 100 million to non-profit organisations GiveIndia and the Akshaya Patra Foundation. Additionally, it has decided to provide the front line workers with more than 600,000 UNIQLO AIRism masks.

GiveIndia will effectively use these funds to provide instantly the urgent provisions of medical equipments such as oxygen concentrators and also to strengthen healthcare infrastructure in critical states. This will also serve as a cash relief for families of deceased and helpless. Funds that will be donated to Akshaya Patra Foundation will be utilised in providing cooked meals and dry ration supplies to low-income daily wage workers on BPL who are vastly impacted by the second wave.

The CEO, President and Chairman of Fast Retailing, Tadashi Yanai, believes that the company is committed to helping India, given the situation is highly critical. He believes that this an emergency that demands global solidarity and hopes that the company’s contribution will provide immediate support to the people and soon the country will be on a track to recovery. His team keeps everybody in prayers and thinks of the people who have been affected and the medical professionals who are working day and night to provide assistance during these difficult times.

Additionally, he also says that UNIQLO was welcomed into the Indian community about 19 months ago and as a global company it feels happy to be able to contribute to their Indian market in this challenging time.

Download EntNetwrk App for more updates.

Latest News

‘Mirzapur’ actor Brahma Mishra found dead at his home; Co-actors mourn

Indian actor Brahma Mishra best known for playing the character of Lalit in the popular web series, Mirzapur, was found dead at his home on...

Actor Ajith Kumar urges fans not to refer him as ‘Thala’; Issues public statement

Indian actor Ajith Kumar has long been known as 'Thala' as his fans prefer to refer to him with the prefix. As the actor...

Warrant issued against Ameesha Patel in cheque bounce case; Actress to appear before court on 4 Dec

Bollywood actor Ameesha Patel has found herself in the middle of a legal soup after getting directly involved in a cheque bounce case. A...

Henry Cavill wraps the shooting for Enola Holmes 2 led by Millie Bobby Brown

Netflix's fresh take on the popular detective-for-hire, Sherlock Holmes, and his family turned out to be an unexpected great success and a sequel to...

More Articles Like This