New Delhi 21st December 2015: Bajaj Auto and Bajaj Finance have contributed an amount of Rupees 5 crore each for the Prime Minister National Relief Fund. The companies have contributed this amount to provide relief efforts in the flood ravaged areas in Chennai and other parts of Tamil Nadu. Over 500 persons have been estimated to have been killed in the worst floods to have devastated the state.
Mr. Rahul Bajaj, Chairman, Bajaj Auto and Bajaj Finance stated, “Tamil Nadu and particularly Chennai has seen unforeseen disaster and damage to property and infrastructure worth crores of rupees. We feel the grief of our fellow citizens in the state and they need our help at this critical time to come out of this tragedy and to rebuild their lives. We are joining the government’s effort to help in relief operations in flood-ravaged Tamil Nadu and provide all support to the affected countrymen in the state.”
Bajaj Group of companies and trusts are very actively involved in various CSR and philanthropic activities such as Education, Medical Health, Sanitation especially providing clean toilets for girl Schools and ensuring supply of clean drinking water etc. and expect to contribute more than 150 crores during the current financial year 2015-16.