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Capgemini strengthens its commitment and responsibility towards communities in India to fight COVID19

Capgemini provides essential services to 693,536 individuals of underprivileged community across 15 locations in India

Mumbai, April 29, 2020 – Capgemini today affirmed its commitment to the global fight against COVID-19, by detailing a series of initiatives being undertaken in India. Capgemini colleagues have mobilized strongly, expressing their solidarity and leveraging their creative and deep technology and data expertise, to address the needs of local authorities and communities as they cope with the crisis.

We have donated and delivered safety equipment and materials like PPE kits, N95 masks, 3 ply masks, face shields, non-contact IR thermometer and other materials like gloves, goggles etc. to government hospitals.
  • Furthermore, Capgemini in India has undertaken several initiatives with the goal to deliver social impact to a broader set of individuals and communities.
  • In association with Akshay Patra Foundation, Capgemini is providing 2 meals each day to 1000 people in seven locations in India since 1st of April
  • With our other existing partners, Capgemini has served 614,000 cooked meals to individuals in 15 locations in India
  • We are also providing dry ration kits to 84,519 Individuals in 15 locations in India
  • Capgemini in association with Alliance India, has reached out to a total of 1,57,400 HIV positive patients till date in India to provide sanitizers, gloves, soaps and masks
  • In association with The Cuddle Foundation, we reached out with dry ration and other materials for 450 families from economically challenged background where one of the child is cancer patient
  • Capgemini has always been committed to the communities we live in. As part of our contribution to the society, we have mobilized INR 79 Million, with nearly INR 6 Million coming in through employee contributions for immediate COVID-19 relief
  • Capgemini is developing, with the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras, affordable, field deployable, rapid test kits for COVID19, with a view to the entire test result being available in 10 minutes at a significantly lower cost. Capgemini is also working on a new app to support quarantined individuals, help prevent breach of quarantine procedures and address the individual’s need for testing or hospitalization, while securing essential supplies like medicines at their doorstep
About Capgemini
Capgemini is a global leader in consulting, digital transformation, technology and engineering services. The Group is at the forefront of innovation to address the entire breadth of clients’ opportunities in the evolving world of cloud, digital and platforms. Building on its strong 50-year+ heritage and deep industry-specific expertise, Capgemini enables organizations to realize their business ambitions through an array of services from strategy to operations. Capgemini is driven by the conviction that the business value of technology comes from and through people. Today, it is a multicultural company of 270,000 team members in almost 50 countries. With Altran, the Group reported 2019 combined revenues of €17billion.

Capgemini in India now comprises over 125,000 team members working across 12 locations: Bangalore, Bhubaneswar, Chennai, Gandhinagar, Gurugram, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Mumbai, Noida, Pune, Salem and Tiruchirappalli.

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