At a time when there is lockdown due to Coronavirus, some textile and apparel companies are supporting the Government.
Orient Craft, a leading Indian apparel exporter, is initially making 5,000 masks and will distribute them in the nearby villages. Notably, some of the workers, production team and cutting department are working tirelessly.
“We were requested by the Government officials, so our staff has come forward and prepared with whatever best material available in the factory,” informed a factory official who also added that if required, factory will also make more masks.
Vardhman Group has also provided 12,500 free double layers masks to the Ludhiana Administration and Captain Amarinder Singh, CM of Punjab has appreciated the group for the same.
Welspun, the Indian home furnishing giant, is switching capacities to manufacture disinfectant wipes and surgical masks. The company is known for its sustainable and quality product.
Balkrishan Goenka, Chairman of the group, said “The spread of the deadly COVID-19 virus is a national health emergency. To support the Government of India’s health services to tackle this crisis, Welspun is switching capacities to manufacture disinfectant wipes and surgical masks. It is our response to the national emergency.”
Trident Group’s Chairman Rajinder Gupta also assured full support to the Government and also offered all possible help to the people of Barnala area in Punjab to meet the challenges of COVID-19.
And it’s not just about masks! Lalit Thukral, President, Noida Apparel Export Cluster (NAEC) shared that exporters of Noida are quite ready to support in whatever way possible. “If required, we will arrange food for the needy people in their areas.”