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Our Response to the COVID-19 Crisis

The COVID-19 outbreak has thrown most countries, including ours, into an unprecedented and massive health and humanitarian crisis. The poorest and the most marginalized will be disproportionately disadvantaged as this crisis continues.

Therefore Azim Premji Foundation and Wipro jointly commenced efforts to support the civil society response and help in responding to the pandemic. Our immediate efforts have focused on reducing the human impact of the unfolding crises and supporting the healthcare system to respond to it.

To read a detailed report of our work in response to the COVID-19 crisis, click here

“The Dispatch” - Stories from the Field

These are stories that capture the essence of our work across the Field, the Philanthropy and the University in response to COVID 19.

The Dispatch Issue I

The Dispatch Issue II

Schools in the times of COVID-19 - What matters most and What we should do

This document outlines Azim Premji Foundation’s recommendations for starting and running public (government) schools across states given the COVID-19 situation. It covers both academic and operational considerations.

Click here to download the English version of this document

Reopening Residential Schools During the COVID-19 Pandemic

As residential schools start reopening, the safety of children must be balanced with their learning needs. This document outlines the steps state governments, departments and schools must take to ensure this.

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District COVID-19 Pandemic Response Plan

The District COVID-19 Pandemic Response Plan is an attempt to bring together experts & practitioners from relevant fields and to put together a set of guidelines that will guide our work and help Civil Society Organisations, to focus, amplify efforts and provide support to the sections of society that need it the most.

The guidelines in this document are necessary but not sufficient. The information provided is current at the time of release of this document. At all times, all local/state/central government advisories must take priority over any guidelines in this document.


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To download the Hindi version of this document
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