Godrej has marked down the costs of its Protekt sanitizers to 33% and has joined friends HUL and ITC in battle against coronavirus. “In broad daylight intrigue and in accordance with government guidelines, we have discounted the cost of our hand sanitisers by 66%. We are resolved to enable all Indians to be sheltered and sound, to hold over this pandemic together,” Nisaba Godrej, Executive Chairperson, Godrej Consumer Products Ltd (GCPL), said in an announcement on Tuesday. The organization is likewise retailing its powder-to-fluid Mr Magic handwash for Rs 15. Prior, HUL had scaled down the costs of its handwash by 15% as coronavirus fears hold the nation.
Godrej is additionally disseminating free 10 lakh units of Mr Magic powder-to-fluid handwash in Maharashtra as the state has detailed the most noteworthy number of coronavirus cases. The brand has collaborated with the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), Thane Municipal Corporation (TMC) for the equivalent. “The bundles will be disseminated among civil staff and different specialists of the urban bodies for better hand cleanliness as they serve residents during this pandemic,” the FMCG organization said.
The administration additionally as of late set a value limit for the handwashes as specific retailers purportedly were seen as selling the handwashes and hand sanitisers at over the top rates. Cost 200 ml hand sanitizer bottle has been topped Rs 100 till 30 June 2020, purchaser issues serve Ram Vilas Paswan said in a tweet a week ago. The costs of different sizes of hand sanitizer containers will likewise be in accordance with these costs. Hand sanitisers and covers have been announced “basic items” by the legislature.
In the interim, the coronavirus cases have been on an ascent over the globe even as different measures have been set up to check the spread. In India, the complete number of cases have move to more than 500 and the nation has announced at any rate ten passings up until this point. Leader Narendra Modi is going to address the country today as the coronavirus alarm proceeds.