Coronavirus impact: Yamaha India donates Rs 61.5 lakh to fight COVID-19

Sumesh Soman Updated: June 04, 2020, 11:52 PM IST

The Japanese bike maker has donated over Rs 60 lakh to various government authorities across the country to fight the Coronavirus pandemic. A cheque of Rs 25 lakh was handed over to the Uttar Pradesh government today as an assist in the battle against COVID-19 crisis. The company has given a cheque of Rs 25 lakh to Tamil Nadu government as well as a part of its initiative to help the country and its people overcome the pandemic.

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Yamaha India has also contributed Rs 11.5 lakhs to the PM CARES fund to help the government during this ongoing crisis. The money was collected from permanent employees and trainees of the company based at the three plant facilities in Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh and Haryana. The employees of the company have donated a day's salary starting from April on a voluntary basis to support the government's fight against the Coronavirus pandemic.

Additionally, the company also extended its warranty and service period for those customers who were not able to avail these services because of the lockdown.

The company recently resumed manufacturing at its Kancheepuram factory while adhering to all safety standards and social distancing guidelines set by the government to curtail the spread of COVID-19. The company circulated detailed guidelines among all the employees to ensure a safe working environment. This includes health monitoring, social distancing, maintaining hygiene, safety for self, family and co-workers while working in the post-lockdown world. 


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