COVID-19: Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan provided 25,000 PPE kits to the front line medical staff in Maharashtra. He gave his helping hands for fighting to control the novel coronavirus pandemic in Maharashtra.
Rajesh Tope, Minister of public health and family welfare of Maharashtra said, ‘Fan’ actor’s contribution will help the health care workers unconditionally.
“Many thanks, Mr. Shah Rukh Khan for your contribution of 25,000 PPE kits. This will go long way in supporting our fight against COVID-19 and protecting our frontline medical care team” Tope tweeted.
Shah Rukh Khan’s NGO Meer foundation said that they will work with the Maharashtra and West Bengal government for the supply of 50,000 PPE for the health care workers.
Recently the actor along with wife Gauri Khan, offered their four-story personal office for treating the COVID-19 patients. The 54-year-old superstar had earlier announced various initiatives to help the country during the crisis.
The actor has taken the help of his other companies like Kolkata Knight Riders, Red chilies Entertainment, Red chilies VFX to provide support to the central and state government.
Meer Foundation has also tied up with Ek Saath- Tje earth to provide daily food requirements to over 5500 families for at least a month in Mumbai. The NGO in association with the Roti foundation will provide 3 lakhs meal kits to 10000 to underprivileged people.
They will also provide daily wage labourers for at least a month in Mumbai. The NGO will support 100 acid attack victims in Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, Bihar, and Uttarakhand.
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