Chennai, August 2020: Nippon Paint (India), Asia’s leading paint manufacturer has joined hands with NGO Sankalp Beautiful World and Ramu Lalitha Charitable Trust to provide 600 free PPE kits (Personal Protective Equipments) including hand sanitisers, facial masks, and hand gloves to the Adyar Cancer Institute and Government Peripheral Hospital, Chennai. This is an effort to create awareness on safety precautions among the residents and visitors of the hospital. Nippon Paint has rendered support for the initiative by providing these free PPE kits from their MEDIFRESH range of safety products. Mahesh S. Anand – President, Nippon Paint (India) Private Limited (Decorative Division), personally handed over the products to Dr V. Shanta – Director, Cancer Institute (WIA).
Speaking about the initiative, S Mahesh Anand, President – Decorative Paint, Nippon Paint India commented, “We are happy to collaborate with the NGO Sankalp Beautiful World and Ramu Lalitha Charitable Trust for this timely initiative. Given the COVID-19 crisis, there is a strong need to encourage safety precautions to curb the spread of infections within hospitals. Nippon Paint is happy to contribute with our unique MEDIFRESH PPE kits, which we are certain will aid the patients in the hospitals as well as their visitors.”
Thanking Nippon Paint for the support V. Shanta, Chairperson – Cancer Institute (WIA) said, “This is a great initiative by Nippon Paint for the welfare of the Cancer Institute. Nippon’s PPE kits are an indispensable resource in our combat against COVID and in ensuring that everyone is taking the necessary precautions to safeguard themselves. We at Adyar Cancer Institute are grateful to the team at Nippon and NGO Sankalp Beautiful World and Ramu Lalitha Charitable Trust for offering their support in such times of dire need. We hope that these PPE kits will provide much-needed relief to our hospital.”
Goutham Chander, Founder and CEO, Sankalp Beautiful World said, “Humanity, will win against COVID-19. Nippon Paint’s gesture to support frontline workers healthcare professionals and patients with the PPE Kits is commendable. We are very thankful to the team at Nippon paints for this thoughtful gesture.”
Sairam Managing Trustee of Ramu Lalitha Trust said, “This is the second time we are associating with Nippon Paint. We had previously partnered with them in 2015 during the Chennai floods and are thrilled to collaborate again during the current pandemic. Their timely help will definitely go a long way in protecting our COVID Warriors.”