Coronavirus Outbreak: Amara Raja Group offers Rs 5 cr to Andhra Pradesh, Rs 1 cr to Telangana
The Amara Raja group also offered Rs one crore for the Telangana CM Relief Fund in the government's efforts against the deadly virus.
Tirupati: The Amara Raja Group has offered a total of Rs five crore to the Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister's Relief Fund to fight the coronavirus pandemic, a government official said here on Monday.
The Amara Raja group, which has presence in the automotive battery business and infrastructure among others, also offered Rs one crore for the Telangana CM Relief Fund in the government's efforts against the deadly virus.
The group chairman Galla N Ramachandra Naidu accompanied by his daughter Ramadevi handed over a DD for Rs 5 crore to Chittoor district collector Dr Narayana Bharath Gupta on Monday, the official said.
The group also donated Rs 1 crore to the Telangana government.
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