Legrand India Secures Health of 300 journalists, Donates PPE Kits


Mumbai, June 17, 2020: Legrand India, a global specialist in electrical and digital building infrastructure has initiated supporting the journalists by providing PPE kits along with 3-ply cloth masks, sanitisers and gloves through the Chennai Press Club in Chennai. They have provided these kits to 300 journalists to enable them serve the nation through the media on a daily basis with the right amount of information on the number of growth in COVID cases, cured cases during this global pandemic situation.

Legrand has been conducting various activities across the nation to support several communities in the battle against COVID-19. To fight against the pandemic, Legrand India has provided necessary PPE kits inclusive of masks, gloves, doctor’s suit, goggles and sanitisers to the designated health authorities in Tamil Nadu and Kerala. The team has enabled support through its electrical products such as protection devices, wiring devices and UPS for hospitals and healthcare facilities countrywide.

With healthcare as focus, the Company is providing PPE to doctors and medical staff in Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra, Delhi and Kerala to support the frontline workers in their fight against COVID-19.

Speaking on the COVID-19 support, Tony Berland, Managing Director and CEO, Group Legrand India said, “I feel privileged to be a part of such organisation where humanity is the key focus area. As a socially responsible organisation, we at Legrand have always set health and safety on priority, for our employees and for the society at large. Media being the key medium of providing right information to the mass, their safety in such pandemic situation was more of importance. We are working with State Government across the country to bridge the disparity and deliver the need-of-hour to maximum possible extent.”