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Paytm teams up with hotels to offer accommodation for healthcare professionals fighting Covid-19

Over the last few weeks, the company has launched several initiatives to fight the spread of Coronavirus. It has committed Rs 500 crore to Prime Minister's Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations Fund (PM-CARES).

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Last Updated: Apr 02, 2020, 12.52 PM IST
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Healthcare professionals can go select and book a hotel on the Paytm app and check-in using a valid ID card to avail of a special rate.
NEW DELHI: Paytm has launched a hotel listings page on its app to support temporary accommodation needs of the medical frontline forces fighting Covid-19. The company has rolled out this initiative in partnership with more than 300 hotels. Many hotels are pitching in to support healthcare heroes in more than 60 cities.

This initiative will enable medical practitioners to search and book a room in hotels nearest to the hospitals, clinics and other medical facilities they are working in. The list would be available on the app under the '#WESALUTEYOUALL' tag. OYO, Treebo, Ginger Hotels are also participating in their initiative. The company is in talks with more hotels that would be added to the list in the days to come.

In a statement, Abhinav Kumar, Vice President - Paytm said, "The healthcare professionals fighting on the frontlines of this battle against Covid-19 need all the support they can get. We will keep on adding cities as well as properties who share our belief and help these heroes in every way possible.”

Healthcare professionals can go select and book a hotel on the Paytm app and check-in using a valid ID card to avail of a special rate. The rooms in these hotels are specially designated for medical staff.

Over the last few weeks, the company has launched several initiatives to fight the spread of Coronavirus. It has committed Rs 500 crore to Prime Minister's Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations Fund (PM-CARES).

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