Reported by: banking|Updated: September 2, 2020
Central Bank of India and Tata AIA Life Insurance Co have come together to support India’s covid pandemic management initiatives. The 2 organizations have jointly donated protection gear like face masks, face shields, sanitizers, disposable bedsheets, and water dispensers for hospitals in Mumbai with the aim of keeping health workers safe while they treat patients. Pallav Mohapatra, MD and CEO, Central Bank of India, said this small act is for a noble cause and an effort to help the nation fight the pandemic. Mayor of Mumbai Kishori Pednekar explained how the model of covid protocol helped the Mumbai Municipal Corporation to control the pandemic, which was lauded even by WHO and other countries. She also thanked both the 2 organizations for this gesture. H. Venkatachalam, Executive Vice President and Chief Distribution Officer, Tata AIA Life said as a socially responsible organization TATA AIA Life believes that its role goes way beyond its business activities and includes offering support to communities for their wellbeing. Its ‘Mera Desh Mera Yog’ initiative is an extension of the customer protection plans, specifically in support of the brave healthcare workers.