Shah Rukh Khan’s group corporations, Kolkata Knight Riders, Red Chillies Entertainment, Meer Foundation and Red Chillies VFX introduced several initiatives to support the efforts of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chief Ministers Arvind Kejriwal and Udhav Thackeray in its COVID-19 combat.
Shah Rukh Khan stated, “Given the enormity of the task, my team and I discussed ways to contribute in our own modest way. We have come up with a series of initiatives, which we hope will make a small difference. The efforts of our Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi ji coupled with the efforts of the Chief Ministers, Shri Uddhav Thackeray ji, Smt Mamata Banerjee, Shri Arvind Kejriwal and all other States and Union Territories leaders have been commendable in fighting this pandemic. We have initially focused our efforts on the three cities – Mumbai, Kolkata and New Delhi with the realization that this is a start and we stand ready to contribute in whichever way possible going forward”
Adding further, SRK states, “At a time when the human race is dealing with an immense disaster, there can solely be one true response: The expression of Humanity itself.
This is a second for all of us to come collectively in a collective effort to make one another kinder, stronger and braver to face the times forward.
This disaster will not be going to go in a rush, it would take its time and its toll on all of us. It will even present us that there isn’t actually a selection between looking for ourselves and looking for each other. There’s nothing extra apparent within the unfold of this pandemic, than the truth that every considered one of us is inextricably related to one another, with none distinction.
So, whereas we do no matter we will to support one another in our personal small methods, the compassion we present to those that are doubtless to face essentially the most brutal brunt of each, the pandemic and its financial penalties, will outline us as a era and as a Nation.
The scourge we’re up in opposition to, is fearsome and unknown to us. Like all uncharted paths, our journey to overcome each new problem it throws at us can be arduous. There can be instances when the most effective intentions may yield the improper outcomes. There may additionally be instances once we by accident come upon essential options. All we will actually do is attempt our utmost to adapt and confront every problem with braveness.
As a nation, and as a individuals, it’s our responsibility to give all of it we’ve obtained. I’m going to attempt my finest and I do know every considered one of you’ll achieve this too. Only collectively we can be ready to combat by these troublesome and unimaginable days.
Together, we’ll overcome
Raat ke baad naye din ki sahar aayegi,
Din nahi badlega, tareeq Badal jayegi…”
He further stated, “I pray for you and your households, please do the identical for me.
Aur kripya karke…kuch dinon ke liye…ek doosre se sharirik taur se…thoda door…aur door…aur door…aur door.”
Several key initiatives include help to daily wage earners, hospital staff among others. The statement further reads, “In an effort to be sure that the essential requirements attain many who’re being disadvantaged of it in these making an attempt instances, the funds allotted can be distributed amongst the next companions. The goal is to not solely present reduction through the pandemic but in addition assist elevate consciousness about COVID-19 and encourage extra individuals to come ahead and assist.
1. PM – Cares Fund: Kolkata Knight Riders, the IPL franchise co-owned by Gauri Khan, Shah Rukh Khan, Juhi Chawla Mehta and Jay Mehta has dedicated to contributing to the PM Cares Fund
2. Maharashtra Chief Minister’s Relief Fund: Red Chillies Entertainment owned by Gauri Khan and Shah Rukh Khan has dedicated to contributing to the Maharashtra CM’s Relief Fund
3. Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for Healthcare Providers: Supporting and defending the well being care employees is of paramount significance. They are the true heroes who put their lives on the road on a regular basis to shield us! KKR & Meer Foundation will work with the WB and the Maharashtra governments and contribute 50,000 PPE kits. They will even work to elevate consciousness to encourage different contributions
4. Ek Saath – The Earth basis: Meer Foundation together with Ek Saath, will present every day meals necessities to over 5500 households for atleast a month in Mumbai. A kitchen will even be set-up to ship out 2000 freshly cooked meals on a regular basis to assist households and hospitals whose every day wants aren’t being fulfilled
5. Roti Foundation: based by Former Director General of Police, Maharashtra, Mr. D. Sivanandhan. During COVID-19, they’ve tied up with Mumbai Police and are offering meals to underprivileged individuals and every day wage labourers. Meer Foundation In affiliation with Roti Foundation will present Three lakh meal kits with 10,000 individuals per day for atleast a month
6. Working People’s Charter: Meer Foundation in affiliation with them will present fundamental necessities and grocery objects for at the very least a month to over 2500 every day wage employees who’ve been recognized throughout Delhi
7. Support for acid assault survivors: Meer Foundation to present a month-to-month stipend to over 100 acid assault survivors which is able to care for their fundamental wants. The survivors recognized are throughout UP, Delhi, Bihar, West Bengal and Uttarakhand
This is a begin and all of the members of the businesses stand dedicated to doing additional as we see throughout India what all is required and put our greatest effort going forward.”
Shah Rukh Khan is the newest superstar to contribute to several charities within the wake of Covid-19 pandemic.