PTCL announces Covid-19 relief package worth Rs 1.9 Billion
Pakistan Telecommunications Company Limited, known as PTCL, announces the Covid-19 relief package in funding and relief for coronavirus.
The program was organized to assist the nation’s people to stay linked and ultimately have access to facilities – primarily food and safety – for the most disadvantaged populations, according to a news release issued on Monday by one of the nation’s largest telecoms associations (PTCL).
The PTCL Group, including Ufone, U Microfinance Bank, and PTCL, had undertaken various steps to provide assistance to people in these difficult times. “The Group’s key goal was to keep Pakistan linked in this time of turmoil, whether individuals, organizations, or governmental agencies should function smoothly.
During the pandemic, PTCL Community launched many services and incentives to encourage people. Both PTCL and Ufone had provided Coronavirus helplines with free calls like Ufone’s cooperation with Helpline 1030, which had been free of charge to Pakistan Red Crescent, while more than 38,000 calls were received and more than 12,000 voluntaries from across Pakistan were registered.
In coordination with the Government and the International Rescue Committee (IRC), PTCL has increased public awareness of the coronavirus. Similarly, about 100,000 microloan customers collected deferred loan payments from U Microfinance Bank.
In the background of the pandemic, PTK, including Police, Sindh Rangers, and Pakistan Coast Guards, had already been able to provide access to hospitals and Rescue 1122, federal and provincial governments. In the background of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK) and Balochistan region, PTCL has also developed the Call Center network.
Despite this crisis, PTCL Group remains loyal to the nation while consumers and all stakeholders’ health, health, and well-being remains its top priority.