The business of fighting HIV/AIDS [India]
Author: Tarun Das and Sharmila Kantha, Indian Express, Published on: 17 August 2005
Indian industry has not lagged behind in efforts to combat the virus...Tata Steel has a large HIV/AIDS prevention and control programme and regularly conducts awareness programmes. Ashok Leyland has reached out to 90,000 truckers during its training programme in Tamil Nadu. Bajaj Auto organises programmes for awareness generation and provides facilities for testing and counseling to affected persons as well as reimbursement of most of the treatment expenditure. Modicare [part of Modi Enterprises] works with the government, schools and hospitals for information, education and treatment.