Power Division’s attached depts deposit Rs113m in PM relief funds
ISLAMABAD: The attached departments of Power Division have deposited Rs 113 million in the Prime Minister's COVID-19 Pandemic Relief Fund - 2020 to end financial sufferings of the people affected due to the economic slowdown caused by the coronavirus.
According to a Power Division press release, the Oil and Gas Development Company Limited (OGDCL) has contributed about Rs 53 million to the fund.
The company has also offered its hostel building in Sector I-9, Islamabad for use as a quarantine/isolation centre along with a well-equipped ambulance, 50 PPE (personal protection equipment) kits for medical staff, and provision of medicines and food.
The Pakistan Petroleum Limited (PPL) has also released a handout of Rs10 million for four districts of Sindh with the spirit of cash-support for procurement of necessary equipment in the province to combat the COVID-19 pandemic.
Similarly, the Pakistan State Oil (PSO) has deposited Rs 50 million in the prime minister's relief fund realising its national responsibility in the challenging time.
Both the gas utilities, Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Ltd and Sui Southern Gas Company Ltd also undertook immediate measures to facilitate the people during the COVID-19 pandemic. - APP