Goa casinos have joined hands with the state government and decided to help the migrants stranded in the state due to lockdown. Huge amounts were contributed to the state relief fund. Casino Pride made a donation of ₹51 lakh to the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund along with providing meals to policemen on duty in North Goa.
Special help is being provided to people stuck in the tourist places. “We have supported 25 Georgian nationals by offering them accommodation and food after their Embassy requested for the same. They are safe in our accommodation. We will take care of them till they are in a position to fly back,” said Srinivas Nayak, Director, Casino Pride Group.
Another famous name, Deltin Royale, the largest casino in India also donated ₹51 lakh to the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund. The group is also working towards providing essentials to people in need. Their primary focus is to supply medicines and medical devices.
“These are challenging times for all, and many people remain vulnerable to the COVID-19. Deltin Group believes in creating awareness amongst the general public about the pandemic and providing humanitarian aid to the needy,” said Deltin Group chairman Jaydev Mody in a statement.
Till now 7 people have tested positive with Corona virus in Goa with 5 recovered and 0 deceased.
It is the need of the hour that Businesses in power collaborate with government to cope with the situation.