Published On: Thu, Aug 20th, 2020

RB extends support to Covid-19 warriors in Rajasthan

Jaipur, August 20, 2020.

In an effort to address the urgent collective fight against the spread of Covid-19,RB(Reckitt Benckiser) has extended support to Jaipur Nagar Nigam(Greater and Heritage) and Kota Nagar Nigam(North) in Rajasthan. RB India is donating 15,000 litres of Lizol and Harpic respectively to help break the chain of this fast spreading infection.

Jaipur Nagar Nigam (Greater and Heritage) and KotaNagar Nigam (North)have been working relentlessly to support the frontline and sanitation workers in the state to combat the spread of Covid-19. Through this alliance, RB is supporting the municipal corporations in fulfilling theircommitment to disinfect public places and health care institutions in the state of Rajasthan.

Commenting on the initiative, Tushara Shankar, Head- CSR and External Relations, RB Hygiene, India said, “It is critical for us to step up and reach out to governments during these times. At RB, we salute the work of our frontline workers who are doing everything they can to protect us and keep us safe. This collaboration with the Rajasthan Government bodies is our small way of appreciating the effort of all these workers and providing them with disinfectant products like Lizol and Harpic for public use that will help break the chain of this deadly infection. “

Shri Devendra Jain, Deputy Commissioner (Health), Jaipur Nagar Nigam (Greater and Heritage), said, “We are grateful to RB for supporting the state Government in this fight against the spread Covid-19. In the wake of the current situation amid the Covid-19 outbreak, it is crucial to safeguard our frontline and sanitation workers who are more prone to catching infection, while working towards keeping the rest of us safe. Through this donation we hope to ensure proper disinfection of public places and healthcare facilities while safeguarding the lives of our Corona warriors.”

Shri Vasudev Malawat, Commissioner, Kota Nagar Nigam (North) said, “At this point, cleaning and disinfection is extremely crucial to combat the spread of Covid-19. We appreciate this gesture by RB to donate disinfectant products to the Municipal Corporation of Kota-North. These products will be used for cleaning and disinfecting public places and Government healthcare facilities across the state, which will help keep our frontline and sanitation workers protected from the virus.”

RB India recently announced a donation of 1 million litres of Lizol and Harpic to aid Covid affected states in India in fighting this crisis especially in public health institutions and at the frontline with health and sanitation workers.

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