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COMMERCIAL PROPERTY | Staff Reporter, Singapore
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CapitaLand pledges $3.2m for COVID relief efforts in India

The company has committed approximately $9m for COVID relief in Singapore, China, and India.

CapitaLand, through its philanthropic arm CapitaLand Hope Foundation, has pledged a total of $9m to support the needs of the communities it operates, including Singapore, China and India.

In particular, it has committed $3.2m for India, which is currently among the countries hardest hit by the resurgence of the pandemic. These will be used to procure emergency medical supplies, and to set up a COVID Care Centre at CapitaLand’s International Tech Park Bangalore.

“CapitaLand has been contributing to the local community in India for 27 years; and it is more important than ever that westand in solidarity with India duringthis difficult time.This unprecedented global crisis calls for unprecedented unity. We are doing everything we can to take care of our employeesin India and stepping up our help to address critical needs across the nation,” CapitaLand Financial President Jonathan Yap said. He is also tasked with overseeing CapitaLand’s businesses in India.

The COVID Care Centre is equipped with 28 beds and medical supplies, and will be operated by private and government hospitals. An emergency ambulance is available to transport patients to or from a hospital.

CapitaLand has a portfolio of over 20 businesses, IT parks, industrial, lodging, and logistic properties across seven cities in India.

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