Hyderabad : Gemini Edibles & Fats India Pvt Ltd (GEF India) the makers of Freedom Healthy Cooking Oils today contributed a sum of Rs 50 lakh to the PM relief Fund to support the relief and safety measures being undertaken by the Government in view of COVID 19 pandemic. The company also partnered with the Government of Andhra Pradesh to distribute the essential commodity – edible oil worth Rs. 42 Lakhs to the underprivileged near the GEF refineries in AP.
The Employees for GEF India have also came forward in these difficult times to contribute towards the COVID 19 relief fund. Each employee has contributed 1 day’s salary towards the cause. GEF India will be forwarding the additional amount of Rs 9.25 Lakhs by 640 employees towards the PM Relief fund for COVID 19 on behalf of their employees.
Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Pradeep Chowdhry, Managing Director, Gemini Edibles & Fats India Pvt. Ltd., said, “GEF India is deeply concerned about the COVID 19 pandemic and its fall out. We have implemented strict measures to ensure that all our members, employees, partners, stakeholders remain safe from COVID-19. COVID 19 is an unprecedented occurrence. GEF India takes the responsibility to safeguard and protect the employees and workers at the plant, who will help fulfil the social commitment, by ensuring the production line to supply the essential commodity – edible oil, amidst the crisis. We are ensuring proper hygiene and safe working conditions for the workers as per the guidelines issued by the government. We have also extended the support to the community by contributing Rs. 50 Lakhs towards the PM relief fund.”