Coronavirus impact: JK Tyre develops hand sanitiser to fight COVID-19

Team OD Updated: May 13, 2020, 08:46 PM IST

JK Tyre has taken another step to fight the Coronavirus pandemic by making 'Total Control Hand Sanitisers' and the production of the sanitiser will happen at Jay Kay Gram, Kankroli Plant in Rajasthan. The sanitiser will be available at all dealerships and channel partners. It was developed at the company's 'Global Tech Centre', "The Raghupati Singhania Centre of Excellence" in Mysuru as per the guidelines issued by the World Health Organisation. The company acquired all the necessary approvals and licences within a record time period of eight days.

As an effort to help battle the Coronavirus pandemic, the company is helping out over 10,000 daily wage earners and migrants with food supplies. The company also organised medical health camps across 25 villages and conducted surveys in residential localities situated in the vicinity of its manufacturing facilities across the country.
Awareness drives have been organised by the company to educate commercial drivers, suppliers and other vendors about the precautionary measures against the spread of COVID-19. Masks and sanitisers are being distributed across all key locations to ensure the safety of citizens in public places.

Raghupati Singhania, chairman and managing director at JK Tyre & Industries Ltd, said, "The JK Tyre Total Control Hand Sanitiser is our latest contribution towards ongoing relief measures of the government in countering the pandemic. This sanitiser has been developed and produced strictly in accordance with the standards. We will continue with our efforts to fight this pandemic."

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