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30 MAR 2020
HAL Pledges Rs 26.25 Crores to PM-CARES Fund through CSR and One Day Salary of Employees

Bengaluru, March 30, 2020: HAL has pledged Rs 20 crores from its CSR fund to the Prime Minister’s Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations (PM-CARES) Fund. In addition to it HAL employees have pledged their one day salary amounting to Rs. 6.25 crores.
Cumulatively it works out to Rs. 26.25 crores. “This is a small step from HAL in supporting the Government’s ongoing efforts in the fight against the novel Corona virus pandemic,” says Mr R Madhavan, CMD-HAL.
“Each employee of HAL has committed a minimum of a single day’s salary as a donation to the PM–CARES fund”, says Mr. Alok Verma, Director HR. HAL has been at the forefront of various initiatives as part of its CSR programs and has been playing an active role in addressing the needs of the society over the years. Its recent programs have focused on important issues like water conservation, cleanliness, environment protection, use of natural resources, education and training, infrastructure etc.