May 2021: India’s largest winery, Sula Vineyards has contributed a crore of rupees (Rs.10 million) to the Prime Minister’s National Relief Fund (PM Cares), 30 lakhs (3 million) to the Maharashtra Chief Minister’s Relief Fund and 10 lakhs (1 million) to the Karnataka Chief Minister’s Relief Fund for the fight against Covid. It will also be allocating 30 lakhs to local Nashik relief efforts and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) activities over the next month.
“The people and corporate citizens of India have to step up quickly to fight this terrible second wave of Covid-19 which is devastating lives and livelihoods across our beloved country,” said Rajeev Samant, Founder & CEO of Sula Vineyards. “We are immediately contributing this amount for maximum impact nationally and in Maharashtra and Karnataka where our wineries are based.
“All our thoughts and support go out to those on the front lines of fighting this deadly pandemic. We are with you!”
The donation is the latest step in the company’s efforts to help mitigate the consequences of the second wave of Covid-19. Sula Vineyards also donated Rs 20 lakhs to PM Cares and Maharashtra CM Relief Fund in 2020 aand also launched “We Care”, an initiative to ensure the mental and physical wellbeing of its employees and their families across India.