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SBI organizes COVID-19 vaccination drive in Mumbai SBI

SBI organizes COVID-19 vaccination drive in Mumbai

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 24 Aug 2021, 06:44 pm

Mumbai: State Bank of India organized a vaccination camp for the benefit of slum dwellers on August 21, 2021.

The camp organized as part of Bank’s CSR outreach drive saw a positive response with over 1300 individuals getting vaccinated at the HCG ICS Khubchandani Cancer Centre, Colaba, and Marwadi Commercial High School, Chira Bazar, Gaja Street. Vaccination was provided to those in need, with Bank providing end to end support to the beneficiaries.

SBI spokesperson said, “We are happy to play our part in supporting GOI's resolve of vaccinating the citizens and are happy to see the country recovering gradually. As a responsible corporate, we aim to be at the forefront of fighting the pandemic and our current CSR activities are directed towards helping those in need of vaccination. We will continue to host these drives as a part of our CSR outreach to support the nation in its fight against COVID.”

Apart from CSR initiatives including donation of ambulances, oxygen plants to the hospitals, setting up temporary hospitals, donation of medical equipment etc, the Bank and its staff members have contributed Rs. 177 Crores to the PM CARES Fund to support the Government in its fight against the pandemic.