Google CEO, Sundar Pichai Makes A Donation Worth Rs 5 Crore To Give India

Publish On: 14 Apr, 2020 10:35 AM | Updated   |   Madhurima  

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."

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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." 

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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.