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RB extends support to combat COVID-19 crisis in Maharashtra

24 June 2020 | News

RB Hygiene has extended its support to the COVID-19 Control Room of the Maharashtra Government by donating 1,60,000 litres of Lizol and Harpic for disinfection.

In an attempt to break the chain of this fast spreading COVID-19 infection, Reckitt Benckiser Group (RB Hygiene) has extended its support to the COVID-19 Control Room of the Maharashtra Government by donating 1,60,000 litres of Lizol and Harpic for disinfection.

COVID-19 Control Room has been working relentlessly with the municipal corporations and the state government since the onset of the pandemic by disinfecting public areas including hospitals and public facilities in Covid-19 affected zones. Through this alliance with RB they are looking at cleaning and disinfecting public and community toilets with Harpic and using Lizol to disinfect hospitals and public areas across Maharashtra.

Commenting on this donation, Narasimhan Eswar, Senior Vice President, RB Hygiene, South Asia said, “Amidst these unprecedented times, we wanted to extend our support to public healthcare institutions and frontline workers who are working tirelessly to keep our citizens safe. The donation of our trusted disinfection brands Lizol and Harpic to the Maharashtra government will aid in cleaning and disinfecting areas to help break the chain of infection.”

Shri. Bhushan Gagrani, Incharge- CSR Cell, COVID-19 Control Room, Maharashtra said, “With the number of cases increasing daily, it is getting even more critical to clean and disinfect public areas and healthcare institutions at regular intervals. We are grateful to RB for extending support in this collective fight against COVID-19 pandemic and for their generous contribution of disinfectants Lizol and Harpic.”

RB India recently announced a donation of 1 million litres of Lizol and Harpic to aid Indian states in fighting this crisis especially in public health institutions and at the frontline with health and sanitation workers.   

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