Kolkata: GRSE is actively involved in its efforts to contain the spread of COVID-19 particularly in the area surrounding the Factory premises. As face masks are one of the significant protective equipment to protect from COVID-19, on May 2 GRSE distributed 18,000 masks for the needy and vulnerable section of locality as a CSR initiative on 30 April. Previously, 4500 masks and 1500 soaps were distributed in two earlier instances to contain the spread of COVID-19 in the local community.
GRSE has also distributed food grains on 30 April to the local administration towards distribution among the needy and poor people residing in the neighborhood who are unable to earn their livelihood due to the country wide lockdown. 2250 kg. rice, 900 kg. pulses and 900 kg. potatoes were distributed for 450 underprivileged families living in the local slum areas of Metiabruz.
The Police who are actually the frontline COVID warriors are also being supported by GRSE from time to time. In continuation to its’ earlier endeavours, 650 masks and 650 soaps were handed over for the different Police stations under DC Port on 30 April.