Mangaluru: Sudha Murthy donates Rs 73 lac worth of medical supplies to DK district


Daijiworld Media Network - Mangaluru (MS)

Mangaluru, Mar 29: In a noble gesture, Sudha Murthy, chairperson of Infosys Foundation, has donated personal protection kits worth Rs 73 lac to Dakshina Kannada to help the district in battling coronavirus. Her gesture was in response to an appeal by the police department.

On Saturday March 28, Sudha Murthy sent Rs 28 lac worth of medical kits within 36 hours of the appeal by the police department.

On Sunday March 29, Infosys Foundation sent N-95 masks, hand sanitizers and other medical equipment, altogether worth Rs 73 lac. These will be handed over to doctors, nurses and other medical health professionals working in Wenlock hospital.

The police department of Dakshina Kannada district had requested for help on behalf of the district administration in the wake of the increasing number coronavirus cases. Accordingly, Sudha Murthy has sent emergency medical kits.

Tweeting about the noble gesture of Infosys foundation, city police commissioner Dr Harsha has thanked Ramadas Kamath and team of Infosys Foundation for their whole-heated support at this critical time.

"Mrs Sudha Murthy responded to the call of Mangalore Police on behalf of D K district administration and within 36hrs Critical Medical supplies worth Rs 28 lakhs have reached Mangalore We thank Madam Sudha Murty and Infosys Foundation' Sri Ramdas Kamat and team (sic)," he tweeted.

"MORE HELP.. INFOSYS foundation sent us 2nd consignment of N95 masks, PPEs and santisers total worth of 73 lakhs in all..These wil be primarily used by doctors, nurses, paramedics of WENLOCK COVID hospital and masks by frontline staff ASHA & police at risk of exposure to virus (sic)," he said in another tweet.

  

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  • abdulla, india

    Mon, Mar 30 2020

    Dr. Sudha Murthy.
    Dr. Premji.
    Mother Theresa.
    Dr. Ratan Tatas.
    Dr. Kalam is making India proud.
    Just Great ..wonderful people...
    India is blessed..
    How we hope that all of us can be like them.
    Generous.....compassionate.. Loving.. caring...
    Who Treat others like God..
    others come before us.
    work is worship.
    1.4 Billion of us..
    many are super-rich... they should all be Philanthrophits like the above.
    and Go hand in hand.
    care for the poor.
    Lift them out of poverty..in terms of education: food: clothing and Shelter.
    God bless our nation
    God bless our people...
    we walk hand in hand..
    make india great with:
    LOVE: PEACE: HARMONY:
    In giving We Receive.

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  • Raja, karnataka

    Sun, Mar 29 2020

    Mr Narayan Murthi ji & Smt Sudam Murthiji Are always at help of poor people with their Foundation . Nation is gretful to their social service . They are real BHARAT RATAN

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  • Shalini, Mangalore

    Sun, Mar 29 2020

    God bless Sudha madam. Please please see to it that it reaches to the poor and downtrodden.

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  • Pili, Mangalore

    Sun, Mar 29 2020

    Hats off to u maam.. follow her as example.. provide necessary things..do not give money...

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  • Jossey Saldanha, Mumbai

    Sun, Mar 29 2020

    We need s Sudha Murthy in every state in India ...

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  • Commonsense, Mangalore

    Sun, Mar 29 2020

    Excellent gesture by Mrs Sudha Murty; a great example of how quick & decisive action can make a huge difference.

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  • Sundar Karithota, Haleangadi

    Sun, Mar 29 2020

    God bless you Madam . Our late decision to close the International Airports caused the entry of pandemic which caused for the risk of 130 crore Indians.

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  • Gabriel Lewis, Brahmavar

    Sun, Mar 29 2020

    Sudha ma'am is Karnataka's pride 💪👌

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  • Narendra Kumar, Mangalore

    Sun, Mar 29 2020

    Great people only show their words by kind their deeds but our so called politicians,bereucrats and actors only talk. May the Lord continues to Bless her family

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  • S Shetty, Tulunaad

    Sun, Mar 29 2020

    Tulunaad Salutes you ma'am

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  • Alwin, Mangalore

    Sun, Mar 29 2020

    God has blessed her wealth and heart in same proportion.God bless

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  • Shekar Amin, Haleangadi

    Sun, Mar 29 2020

    Great job, l ove u sudhaji for helping d.k.

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