OLA GROUP AND CO-FOUNDER BHAVISH AGGARWAL CONTRIBUTE ₹1 CRORE TOWARDS PUNJAB CM’S RELIEF FUND
THE CONTRIBUTION WILL BE USED TO SUPPORT THE GOVERNMENT’S EFFORTS TO PROVIDE RELIEF TO PEOPLE
Ludhiana: Extending a helping hand to the State Government in its fight against COVID- 19, Ola Group and Co-founder Bhavish Aggarwal have together contributed a sum of ₹1 Crore to the Punjab Chief Minister’s Relief Fund. While the Ola Group has contributed a sum of ₹50 lakhs, co-founder and CEO Bhavish Aggarwal has made a personal contribution of ₹50 lakhs towards the fund. Bhavish Aggarwal hails from Ludhiana, where he spent a significant part of his early years.
The contribution will be used to support the Government’s efforts to provide relief to people across the state in the ongoing COVID- 19 pandemic. The Ola Group includes various business units including its ride-hailing arm, Ola Mobility, Ola Financial Services, Ola Foods and Ola Electric.
Bhavish Aggarwal, Co-founder and CEO of Ola Group said, “Our humble contribution to the Punjab Chief Minister’s Relief Fund will support the state’s fight against COVID-19. We have also extended our support to the government by opening up our robust technology platform through Ola CONNECTS, to over 17 lakh farmers in the state to connect with their nearest Mandis and look forward to collaborating on various fronts in the coming weeks. We dedicate this contribution towards the selfless service of the COVID-warriors viz. the doctors, healthcare professionals, essential service providers amongst others, who are leading from the front in these tough times.”