AU Bank contributes Rs 5 Cr for corona relief
Contribution of Rs 2 Cr. to PM Cares fund
Jaipur: AU Bank has contributed Rs 5 Crore for the Corona relief work. It includes contribution of Rs 2Cr. to Prime Minister Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations Fund; contribution of Rs 51 Lakh each to Delhi and Maharashtra Chief Minister relief funds and support provided to Rajasthan Government for a testing facility that was established in Bhilwara, one of the worst hit districts in Rajasthan. Besides, to combat the challenges posed by COVID-19, AU Bank is contributing over Rs 2Cr. through its various CSR initiatives.
In the last two weeks AU Bank CSR team identified the individual needs of various geographies and started appropriate initiatives to serve them. These initiatives include efforts for setting-up medical facility at Pune and Mumbai & providing food ration kit to over 25,000 families through the branch network of AU Bank spread across 11 states. Besides, AU Bank will be providing hot cooked meals to over one Lakh families across Jaipur, Mumbai and other cities. It is also providing medical kits with Masks, Gloves, PPE kits and Sanitizer to health workers, police personnel and other frontline workers. AU Bank is also running 35 Public ICE vehicles and need based items distribution vehicles in collaborating with different district administration across India. The bank has associated with two online donation platforms where AU Bank employees are making donations in high numbers.
While speaking on the support that AU Bank is extending at this hour of need, Mr. Sanjay Agarwal, MD & CEO, AU Small Finance Bank said, “As an essential service provider, AU Bank is always standing strong with the Indian Government and citizens of the country. Along with this, we are constantly taking initiatives to support our Government fight the Corona pandemic. All the employees are participating in these efforts whole-heartedly, especially the AU Foundation team that is consistently doing need assessment and devising specific programmes for the needy. The way India stood strong while following social distancing, I am sure the same sentiment will be displayed now towards combined efforts of social responsibility to bring the nation back to normalcy.”