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CSR: LG Electronics pledges $5.5 million, 10 makeshift hospitals for Covid relief in India

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Continuing its commitment to support India in the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, LG Electronics has pledged to help 10 makeshift hospitals across India. This will be done in association with local government bodies and NGOs. As a part of this association, LG will be providing financial assistance of $5.5 million to set up medical infrastructure in these crucial times.
LG Electronics has completed 24 years in India & this contribution is an extension of brand philosophy of making LIFE’S GOOD for people.
To support the Govt. and citizens in the fight against COVID-19, LG Electronics is collaborating with government hospitals and NGO partners. India’s biggest medical facility AIIMS will be adding more beds to treat COVID-19 patients, the required infrastructure will be funded by LG Electronics.
All these makeshift hospitals will be made across Delhi NCR, Bangalore, Pune, Bhopal, Udaipur, Lucknow & other cities in association with various Government hospitals. LG Electronics will be working with implementation partners including People to People foundation across various states.
Speaking of the CSR initiative Young Lak Kim, MD- LG Electronics India said, “At the onset of pandemic last year, we provided support by sharing our resources with the healthcare community. Our focus has always been on the well-being of the people and we believe through makeshift hospitals we can contribute to saving lives by creating medical infrastructure. It has been 24 years since our inception in India. We will continue our CSR initiatives to contribute in a meaningful way.”
In April 2020, LG partnered with Akshaya Patra Foundation to serve 1 million meals across India. The company also donated products like Water Purifier, Air conditioners, Refrigerator & TV to the 300 hospitals allotted for quarantine/ isolation wards.

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