Tata Trusts commences airlifting of critical supplies through Tata International

The items being imported comprise Personal Protection Equipment kits (including coveralls, masks, gloves and goggles) N95/KN95 masks and Surgical masks of different grades. The supplies are being transported through Air India aircrafts officials s...

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The Trusts’ intervention follows the Chairman, Ratan N. Tata’s statement that “urgent emergency resources need to be deployed to cope with the needs of fighting the COVID 19 crisis, which is one of the toughest challenges the human race will face.”
MUMBAI: Tata Trusts has commenced airlifting of critical supplies for country-wide deployment to support India’s Covid-19 interventions with the support of Tata International Limited, the group's international trading and distribution company.

Tata International is headed by managing director, Noel N Tata who is also on the board of Tata Trust. Noel is the half brother of the chairman of Tata Trust, Ratan Tata.

The items being imported comprise Personal Protection Equipment kits (including coveralls, masks, gloves and goggles) N95/KN95 masks and Surgical masks of different grades. The supplies are being transported through Air India aircrafts officials said.


"The consignment, of about one crore individual units, will arrive in multiple batches and will be deployed where these are most needed across the country through the coming weeks. The total value committed so far to the sourcing of such materials is about Rs 150 crores" a Tata Trust statement said

The Trusts’ intervention follows the Chairman, Ratan N. Tata’s statement that “urgent emergency resources need to be deployed to cope with the needs of fighting the COVID 19 crisis, which is one of the toughest challenges the human race will face.”

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