Arunachal CM Pema Khandu Thanks Ratan Tata For Donating Masks

Arunachal Pradesh’s Chief Minister, Pema Khandu, thanked Chairman Emeritus, Tata Group – Ratan Tata and Tata Sons Chairman – N Chandrasekaran, for graciously donating 15,000 masks to the state. “I would like to thank Sh. RN Tata and Sh. N. Chandrasekaran Chairman, Tata Sons for providing 5000 N95 and 3 Ply masks 10000 to Arunachal Pradesh in this time of crisis due to COVID-19. They have pledged more such support to the state in the coming days,” the CM tweeted on 26th April, 2020. Khandu added that the conglomerate had pledged to contribute more essential materials to the State soon.

Tata Sons had recently donated 10,000 pairs of nitrile gloves and a same number of three-ply masks for the medical staff of Nagaland which is bravely working to contain the coronavirus pandemic. 

In March, 2020, the Tata Group had pledged to contribute Rs. 1,500 cr. towards COVID-19 relief work. Ratan Tata had said that the philanthropic organization Tata Trusts had announced to commit Rs. 500 cr. for providing protective equipment to medical personnel, respiratory systems for treating increasing cases, testing kits to ramp up testing in the country and setting up treatment facilities for those who infected with the virus. Tata Sons had also announced an additional relief of Rs. 1,000 cr.


Mr Ratanji Tata is always at the forefront in times of distress. What a noble selfless soul is his. How can we ever thank him enough? All we can do is pray for his good health, happiness and peace of mind.

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