Freedom Oil contributes Rs. 25 Lakhs to COVID 19 Karnataka CM Relief Fund Bangalore, 9th April 2020 – Gemini Edibles & Fats India Pvt Ltd (GEF India) the makers of Freedom Healthy Cooking Oils today contributed a sum of Rs 25 lakh to the Karnataka CM relief Fund for Karnataka State to support the relief and safety measures being undertaken by the Government in view of COVID 19 pandemic. Speaking about the initiative, Mr. Pradeep Chowdhry, Managing Director, Gemini Edibles & Fats India Pvt. Ltd., said, “GEF India is humbled to contribute to Karnataka Chief Minister Relief Fund in this time of India’s fight against COVID 19. We are confident that our contribution will have a positive impact on the communities that have been hit hardest by this unprecedented crisis. We appreciate the efforts being taken by the Central Government, the State Governments, district administrations, doctors and police in dealing with this unprecedented crisis, while ensuring supply of essential commodities to the citizens. As a part of our efforts to support the communities where we operate, we have extended a contribution of Rs. 25 Lakhs towards the CM relief fund in Karnataka State.” The Employees for GEF India have come forward and contributed 1-day salary towards the COVID 19 relief fund. GEF India will be forwarding the additional amount of Rs 9.25 Lakhs by 640 employees towards the PM CARES fund for COVID 19 on behalf of their employees. GEF has implemented strict measures to ensure all their members, employees, partners, stakeholders remain safe from COVID-19. The management has undertaken an extensive drive to educate their employees on the seriousness of Coronavirus, identifying infections, and measures to safeguard them from being infected. GEF India is committed to fulfill its social responsibility to facilitate uninterrupted movement of Edible Oils as it’s an essential commodity amidst the lockdown. The plants are operational with all safety and health protocols.