IDFC FIRST Bank Salutes all COVID-19 Warriors

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The coronavirus pandemic has changed the rhythm of our lives as we face it today.

As a part of our commitment to rise to this occasion when the nation needs it the most, IDFC FIRST Bank is supporting those impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic - daily wage workers, people living in urban slums and rural areas. The Bank is also extending its support to the ones on the frontline - the Doctors, Nurses, Police Officers, the local municipal corporation workers; all those who are working relentlessly to fight the pandemic risking their own lives.

We are doing our bit, but this mammoth task will need support from all of you. You will be happy to know that the Bank has rolled out several programs to benefit the Economically Weaker Sections of the society.

IDFC FIRST Bank PM Cares Contribution

It’s time we come together and support the nation to win the fight against Coronavirus pandemic. We at IDFC FIRST Bank, have pledged to support the nation through our contribution of INR 5 Crores through PM CARES Fund. You too can donate and make a difference.


IDFC FIRST Bank Ask For Mask Program

IDFC FIRST Bank aims to provide masks to 1.5 Lakh frontline and essential services workers as they battle the COVID-19 pandemic. In partnership with NGOs, ETASHA Society and Antarang Foundation, the Bank is mobilising 250 women entrepreneurs to manufacture masks that will be distributed free of cost to health workers, civil service employees and economically weaker sections of the population across Mumbai and Delhi. The Bank ensures financial support, raw material, logistics and distribution support to the NGOs. Additionally, the Bank is also providing N95 masks to doctors and nurses.


IDFC FIRST Bank Shramik Sahayata Program

IDFC FIRST Bank in partnership with Collective Good Foundation aims to provide immediate financial aid to 625 workers from across urban and rural India by means of direct cash transfers of INR 3000, access to government schemes and health insurance products. The intervention aims to ensure that workers such as –truck drivers, sanitation workers, waste pickers etc. have financial support during and after the lockdown, access to essentials and requisite entitlements from government schemes.


IDFC FIRST Bank Share-a-Meal Program

IDFC FIRST Bank, is distributing 100,000 meal packets to migrant labourers without work, slum dwellers, and children under the aegis of Share-a-Meal program for the Economically Weaker Sections of society. With the help our NGO partner Akshaya Patra NGO and restaurant partners, we are reaching out to the massive homeless migrant population across India.


IDFC FIRST Bank Gaon Gaon Mask Program

IDFC FIRST Bank in partnership with NGOs End Poverty and Vrutti has reached out to 150 of its women customers to stitch reusable cloth masks for people living in rural areas, thereby giving them livelihood opportunity during the time of COVID-19 crisis. We will provide full assistance to these women to make and distribute 2,00,000 masks across Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh.


IDFC FIRST Bank Jankari mein Samajhdari Program

At IDFC FIRST Bank we are constantly engaged in spreading awareness about maintaining proper hygiene, cleanliness and social distancing. We will intensify efforts in the rural markets, by meeting customers and through digital communication to reach over 3 Million rural households. The program will be led by our employees who will educate the children in schools and the elders of the villages about prevention against COVID-19 pandemic and the steps to be taken if at all, they or their family members, are diagnosed with symptoms of COVID-19 infection.


IDFC FIRST Bank Covid Warriors on Wheels Program

IDFC FIRST Bank has tied up with Cab-renting companies to provide free commute services to frontline medical staff - Doctors, Nurses and the support staff who are working relentlessly to serve those impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, while risking their own lives. Under this initiative, the Bank has made available dedicated cars for Hinduja and Lilavati hospitals in Mumbai, until the end of the lockdown period.