In the wake of the coronavirus outbreak in India, Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) announced that it will pay salaries twice a month to its employees, who earn below Rs 30,000 per month. A statement to this effect was issued by the Mukesh-Ambani led conglomerate.
The statement read, “For those earning below Rs 30,000 per month, salaries will be paid twice a month to protect their cash flow and mitigate any overwhelming financial burden.”
As per the statement RIL will continue to pay contract and temporary workers, even if the work processes come to a standstill. RIL also extended the work from home platform to most of their employees, except the ones who handle critical roles.
The statement further read, “RIL has deployed the combined strengths of Reliance Foundation, Reliance Retail, Jio, Reliance Life Sciences, Reliance Industries, and all the 6,00,000 members of the Reliance Family on this action plan against COVID-19.”
In order to its bit for the fight against Coronavirus, RIL has not only put together a 100 bed hospital facility especially for COVID-19 affected people, it has also donated ₹ 5 crore to Maharashtra Chief Minister’s Relief Fund.