Tiktok India donates ₹100 crore, 400,000 hazmat suits and 200,000 masks to fight Covid-19

  • TikTok India set aside ₹100 crore funds to fight Covid-19. It also donated 400,000 hazmat medical protective suits and 200,000 masks.
  • The masks have been donated to the Delhi and Maharashtra government.
  • A lot of celebrities and TikTok stars have also been pushing out awareness videos to educate the public about the safety measures regarding the crisis.
Popular video platform TikTok which has taken the world by storm is the latest to join the fight against the coronavirus pandemic. TikTok India set aside a ₹100 crore fund to fight the pandemic and donated 400,000 hazmat medical protective suits and 200,000 masks

“With support from the Union Ministry of Textile, this essential gear, which meets the prescribed standards and guidelines, is being handed over to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India,” said the company’s official statement.

The masks have been donated to the Delhi and Maharashtra government.

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The coronavirus pandemic resulted in an increase in the number of TikTok users across the country. A lot of celebrities and TikTok stars have been pushing out awareness videos to educate the public about the safety measures.

Several startups have launched similar initiatives. Employees of Snapdeal donated a day’s salary each, Paytm has set aside ₹5 crore to fund startup ideas against Covid-19 while Vijay Shekhar Sharma has donated two month’s salary.

Ola founder Bhavish Aggarwal also donated a year’s salary as the company raises funds to help its drivers. Zomato and Swiggy too have set up funds to help their delivery partners as well as daily wage earners.

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