IPL 2021: Delhi Capitals pledges Rs 1.5 crore city’s fight against COVID-19

DC released die Declaration before of their IPL 2021 collide against Kolkata Knight Riders on Thursday (April 29) adding that die amount is used to source essential medical supplies, from oxygen cylinders and concentrators to COVID wellness kits.

“Together, the franchise company and its sponsors die JSW Foundation and die GMR Varalakshmi Foundation financial support In the amount of INR 1.5 billion for NCR-based NGOs, die Hemkunt Foundation and die Uday Foundation, “said the IPL franchise in an explanation.

“At this hour of Crisis, DC stands in solidarity with die Citizen of Delhi, whose efforts are selfless help each other in the fight against COVID-19 was inspiring. We are honored to expand ours support”said Vinod Bisht, Interim CEO of Delhi Capitals.

The statement continues added that die money is issued by two non-government organizations.

Ashwini Saxena, CEO of the JSW Foundation, said: “JSW welcomes die Hemkunt Foundation for you valuable work. Through this financial Help, on die we hope support you and die city of Delhi in their spirited ones fight against this devastating disease. “

Harteerath Singh, Community Development Director of the Hemkunt Foundation, thanked DC for die humanitarian gesture, while the founder of the Uday Foundation, Rahul Verma, said by his NGO half in Provision of oxygen concentrators for the needy, the IPL team has won Hearts of many Delhiites.

The capital city has been one of worst affected in the country in the second wave of Infections, with more than 20,000 new Cases and over 300 deaths are recorded every day in the last a couple of days. Many hospitals have it also been struggling to hold a reasonable stock of live-Saving medical oxygen.

Earlier in the day, Rajasthan Royal announced a donation of INR 7.5 crores (over $ 1 million) in Direction COVID Relief to help support the people in India amidst the second wave of the deadly Virus.

Now the Australian duo Pat Cummins and Brett Lee also made donate in the countries fight against COVID. While Cummins donated USD 50,000 to the PM Cares Fund help Indian hospitals buy Lee donated 1 BTC (Bitcoin) to Crypto Relief help the country in it is fight against die Pandemic.

(With entries from DC Press Release and PTI)

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