NEW DELHI: The CEO of Alphabet and Google, Sundar Pichai has donated Rs 5 crore to Give India, a non-profit thus matching Googles earlier donation of Rs 5 crore to the online donation platform.
Give India's official Twitter account made a tweet saying, "Thank you @sundarpichai for matching @Googleorg's Rs 5 crore grant to provide desperately needed cash assistance for vulnerable daily wage worker families."
Give India has raised over Rs 12 crore by now to support families across the country, who are in need.
Pichai last month announced that his company will provide over $800 million to support small and medium businesses (SMBs), health organisations, governments and medical experts on the frontline of worldwide COVID-19 pandemic.
The commitment would come with $250 million in ad grants to assist the World Health Organisation (WHO) and over 100 government agencies to globally provide critical information on how to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and other measures to assist local communities.
Pichai had already made a statement where he said, "This is a rise from our initial $25 million announced last month. additionally, we're providing $20 million in ad grants to community financial institutions and NGOs specifically to run public service announcements on relief funds and other resources for SMBs."
Google had already announced to provide funding worth $2000 million, in order to support financial institution and NGOs from over the world and provide help to small businesses who have access to capital.