Thursday, April 23, 2015

#Aircel joins PM #Modi's ‘Swacch Bharat Abhiyaan,' pledges Rs. 82.6 Lakhs

Aircel, one of India’s leading mobile service providers, has pledged a contribution of Rs. 82.6 Lakhs towards the ‘Swacch Bharat Abhiyaan’. The project - titled ‘SwacchVidyalaya’ and run in partnership with Charities Aid Foundation (CAF) - will build toilets and provide sanitation facilities in schools across Tamil Nadu. The dedicated fund will be utilised towards construction and maintenance of toilets. Additionally, it would also be used for building hand-wash units and providing education to children on the importance of sanitation and hygiene under the ‘Aircel Clean School Drive’ program. This project will extend to across 50 schools in Tamil Nadu.

Brinda Malhotra, Head of Corporate Social Responsibility, Aircel handed over the contribution cheque to actor FarhanAkhtar and legendary cricketer SouravGanguly in the presence of Mr.Rajiv Pratap Rudy – Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship.