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Coronavirus outbreak: Azim Premji Foundation, Wipro commit Rs 1,125 crore

TikTok also contributes 400,000 hazmat suits and 200,000 masks

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The company said that the sums were in addition to the annual CSR (corporate social responsibility) activities of Wipro, and the philanthropic spends of the Azim Premji Foundation.

Debasis MohapatraNeha Alawadhi Bengaluru/ New Delhi
Corporate houses have responded to the government’s clarion call to help it fight the battle against the spread of coronavirus disease (Covid-19) by providing assistance.
On Wednesday, Azim Premji Foundation, Wipro, and Wipro Enterprises together committed a sum of Rs 1,125 crore for tackling Covid-19, making it one of the largest such donations among India corporate houses. Of the total commitment, Wipro will pay Rs 100 crore and Wipro Enterprises Rs 25 crore, with Azim Premji Foundation, the charitable arm of the conglomerate, pledging Rs 1,000 crore.
The company said that the sums were in addition to the annual CSR

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First Published: Apr 01 2020 | 10:50 PM IST

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