Gurugram: In a symbolic show of respect and gratitude towards Gurugram’s frontliners who have been relentlessly fighting the real coronavirus war by risking their lives to protect the city – confectionery major Perfetti Van Melle India (PVMI) collaborated with various administrative bodies to distribute its curated ‘Freshness Kits’.
The kits carry items that help in refreshing front-liners like doctors, nurses, policemen, security guards who are on their feet during their long, arduous workdays and to help them keep their protection in place.
As many as 300 kits were distributed in collaboration with the Gurugram District Commissioner, the district AYUSH Centre and the Gurugram Civil Hospital. Each kit contained a sanitiser, hand wipes, N-95 masks, and Center Fresh products to add a dose of freshness, packed in a handy sling bag.
Lauding the efforts of the company, Amit Khatri, Deputy Commissioner, Gurugram said, “We are very happy that Perfetti Van Melle is taking this initiative to support our frontline workers during this crisis. This will help in their safety and comfort as they work towards protecting people.”
In its commitment to serve communities around its manufacturing units, the Perfetti team met doctors, nurses, housekeeping staff, security staff amongst others on Monday at the Civil Hospital in Sector 10, Gurugram where COVID-19 infected patients are being treated and distributed the kits.
Additionally, teams also met Dr Manju Bangar – District Ayurvedic Officer, in-charge of AYUSH, Gurugram to acknowledge the great work being done by the department and distribute the kits to their staff. The company will also be providing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) kits to the AYUSH department.
Acknowledging the efforts, Dr Manju Bangar, District AYUSH in-charge said, “On behalf of AYUSH Gurugram, we would like to thank the entire team of Perfetti for this thoughtful gesture.”
Rajesh Ramakrishnan, Managing Director – Perfetti Van Melle India (PVMI) commented, “It is our honour to support and thank the frontline team that has been working tirelessly in these testing times. These kits are a means of expression of our gratitude.”