Berger distributes PPE among dealers during pandemic

Staff Correspondent

11 August, 2020 12:00 AM printer

To aid the painters and dealers during the coronavirus crisis, Berger Paints Bangladesh has come forward with a number of initiatives.

The global spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, especially in the last 3 months in Bangladesh, has immensely affected millions of daily-wage earners of the country, including painters, said a press release.

Berger Paints Bangladesh has recently provided Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), 65,000 masks, 6,000 hand sanitizers and 30,000 gloves to 6,000 painters across the nation.  The company has also provided emergency fund assistance of Tk 1.35 crore to 17,000 painters.  Additionally, Berger Paints Bangladesh has collaborated with Digital Health Services – Tonic, to bring digital health services for the valued members (painters) of the ‘Shomporko Club’.

Under the package, club members were already enjoying Tk 100,000 cashback in death or partial disability, hospitalisation benefit of Tk 100,000, 24-hours doctor consultation, and up to 50 percent discount from over 1,000 partner outlets.

Berger Paints Bangladesh has also increased the frequency of payment against the entitlement of ‘in-can token’ benefit of 27,000 painters with more than Tk 4 crore worth benefit through their verified mobile banking.