Vivo IPL 2021: Rajasthan Royals (RR) donated INR 7.5 crore to help people fighting Covid-19.
Vivo IPL 2021: The first champions of Rajasthan Royals (RR) on Thursday donated 1 million USD (7.5 crore INR) to help people struggling with the dreaded coronavirus in India.
“The players as well as the owners and management of the team have come forward to raise funds and have worked with the philanthropic arm of the Rajasthan Royals, the Royal Rajasthan Foundation (RRF), in partnership with the British Asian Trust (BAT) .
Previously, Australian stimulator Pat Cummins, who is currently associated with Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), donated $ 50,000 to the PM Cares Fund while former Australian stimulator Brett Lee donated 1 Bitcoin, worth equivalent to 40 INR Lakhs Indian Rupees.
“BAT works closely with the Indian government on many initiatives – especially in the area of skills and education. The founder of the Trust, Prince Charles, has launched an emergency appeal “Oxygen for India”, which is currently focused on the acquisition and distribution of oxygen concentrators, devices capable of delivering the enriched gas directly. from air, to treat patients when hospital supplies are on. .
“The funds raised by the Rajasthan Royals will help all of India, with an initial focus on the state of Rajasthan, where the RRF, chaired by Ranjit Barthakur, has many initiatives that it continues to support.
“The meeting of team owners and its players has allowed this initiative to grow to the scale it has, providing assistance to deal with the current crisis and helping people get the most urgent need. right now – Oxygen, ”RR said in a statement.
Currently, India has more than 3 Lakhs Covid positive cases daily, the highest toll on record since the start of the pandemic last year.
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