Tiktok donates 100 crores or roughly 13 Million US $ to help fight corona virus In India. Tiktok is a short video platform which part of China based Tencent Holdings Ltd. Following are the highlights of the announcement.
- TikTok donates 400,000 hazmat medical protective suits
- 200,000 masks to protect healthcare workers.
- Also open for further support
In an official post Tiktok said, In the global fight against the spread of COVID-19, doctors and supporting medical staff are the heroes at the forefront of combating this pandemic. While citizens are practicing social distancing and staying at home as a preventive measure, India’s medical personnel are working tirelessly to keep all of us safe and protected.
As a result, our medical doctors and health workers are the most vulnerable and exposed to the virus. At times like these, their safety is of utmost priority.
Keeping the safety of India’s medical personnel in mind, TikTok is donating 400,000 hazmat medical protective suits and masks – as an important safety measure. The Government of India has been making concerted efforts to contain the spread of the virus and through this donation we want to contribute towards this effort.
With support from the Union Ministry of Textile, this essential gear, which meets the prescribed standards and guidelines, is being handed over to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India.
Additionally, our contribution also covers local/state level medical workers, as we have donated 200,000 masks, to Delhi and Maharashtra Government.
TikTok also said, As a responsible organization committed to the safety and security of citizens in India, we are open to extending further support by way of additional donations in the coming time.
TitkTok also helped UNDP (United Nations Development Program) recently by running a #GharBaithoIndia campaign to increase awareness for social isolation and social distancing.