Gurgaon, India – Apollo Tyres has reached over 1 million people through a Covid-19 campaign to increase awareness about the spread of the virus and the precautions needed to prevent its spread.
The programme was part of Apollo’s efforts to support communities and stakeholders across multiple states of India even during the disruption caused by Covid, Apollo Onkar S Kanwar, chairman of Apollo Tyres announced 20 Aug.
Apollo also ensured the supply of cooked food for families around slum areas across India and provided ration-support and hygiene kits for over 10,000 families in the crisis situation.
The tire maker, furthermore, ensured that medicines were available to TB patients and arranged for supply of nutritious food to patients affected by this condition.
In earlier comments, Kanwar said: “The Covid-19 pandemic continues to impact all of us. We don’t know how long the uncertainties around this pandemic will continue and therefore being safe is the need of the hour.”