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Goa casino group donates INR 51L for COVID-19 relief work Gambling
Gutshot Editorial
Posted on 04 Apr, 2020
By Gutshot Editorial
On 04 Apr, 2020
By Gutshot Editorial
On 04 Apr, 2020

Goa casino group donates INR 51L for COVID-19 relief work

Who would have known that COVID-19 would spread at such an alarming rate causing more than 59k deaths worldwide? Taking a heavy toll in the lives of Indian citizens too with millions of them living in the rural areas are at a great risk of contracting coronavirus. Due to the ongoing 21-day lockdown announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the daily wage labourers are struggling to meet their daily needs.

As the nation comes together to fight the COVID-19 pandemic, Goa’s leading casino operator Delta Corp (Deltin Group) and Pride Casino Group have contributed INR 51 Lakhs each to the Goa Chief Minister’s Relief Fund to support the state government’s flight against the current condition.


Delta Corp’s President-Operation Anil Malani and Pride Group’s Managing Director Shrinivas Nayak besides handing over cheques of INR 51 Lakhs cheque yesterday, also added that they will be sourcing and procuring essential items like medications, medical devices, food and ration supplies of around 7,000 employees of the casino industry in Goa as well as police personnel and other stranded persons in the state.

The casino industry has been shut down in view of 21-day curfew which will end on 14 April 2020, the Pride Group will continue supporting the government event after the given date. The Pride Group also added that the employees will be paid full salary for the month of March and they will continue to do so even if the shutdown period is extended.

Talking about the initiative, Jaydev Mody, Chairman of Deltin Group said, “We, at Deltin, have pledged our support in Goa’s fight against the coronavirus disease. These are challenging times for all and many remain vulnerable to the COVID-19. Deltin Group believes in creating awareness amongst general public about the pandemic and providing humanitarian aid to the needy. We are all in this together and the need of the hour is to watch each other’s back.”

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