Walmart, its CSR arm commit Rs 1 cr for Chennai flood relief
"The Walmart Foundation has committed Rs 1 crore to Charities Aid Foundation India (CAF India) for the provision of health and hygiene kits, food baskets, safe drinking water and tarpaulins," Walmart said in a statement.
In addition, many Walmart India associates made immediate in-kind contribution (clothes and other urgent supplies) to the NGO, Goonj, in response to the crisis, it added.
Krish Iyer, President & CEO, Walmart India said: "We stand by the people of Chennai and neighboring areas of Tamil Nadu who have been affected by the floods. "In addition to the relief grant of Rs 1 crore by Walmart Foundation, we have pledged our support to the community through voluntary in-kind donations and volunteering activities."