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CSR: Reckitt Benckiser donating a million litres of disinfectants for sanitising purposes

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Reckitt Benckiser (RB) recently announced a donation of 1 million litres of Lizol and Harpic to aid Indian states in fighting the COVID-19 crisis, especially in public health institutions and at the frontline.
RB has extended CSR support to North Delhi Municipal Corporation by donating 30,000 litres of Lizol and Harpic to help break the chain of this fast-spreading infection. The North Delhi Municipal Corporation has been actively disinfecting Containment Zones, COVID Care Centres and Hospitals, Quarantine Centres amongst other infected areas. Through this alliance, RB is looking at supporting the North Delhi Municipal Corporation by providing them with quality products to disinfect high-risk areas in the capital.
Narasimhan Eswar, Senior Vice President, Reckitt Benckiser Hygiene, South Asia said, “We wanted to extend our support to healthcare institutions and workers who are going the extra mile to keep our fellow Indians safe and that’s why we decided to donate our trusted brands Lizol and Harpic for disinfection. We are thankful that our partnership with North Delhi Municipal Corporation will empower these amazing institutions and frontline workers to help break the chain of infection and keep themselves and others safe.”
Ira Singhal, Deputy Commissioner, Remunerative Project Cell North Delhi Municipal Corporation, said, “We have partnered with Reckitt Benckiser to provide us with products that will help us in disinfecting areas to fight coronavirus. We thank them for this generous donation and are grateful that they were able to deliver the products so promptly.”
RB Hygiene has extended its support to the COVID-19 Control Room of the Maharashtra Government by donating 1,60,000 litres of Lizol and Harpic for disinfection. COVID-19 Control Room has been working relentlessly with the municipal corporations and the state government since the onset of the pandemic by disinfecting public areas including hospitals and public facilities in Covid-19 affected zones. Through this alliance with RB, they are looking at cleaning and disinfecting public and community toilets with Harpic and using Lizol to disinfect hospitals and public areas across Maharashtra.
Bhushan Gagrani, Incharge- CSR Cell, COVID-19 Control Room, Maharashtra said, “With the number of cases increasing daily, it is getting even more critical to clean and disinfect public areas and healthcare institutions at regular intervals. We are grateful to RB for extending support.”
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