CMD, REC, Distributes Aids and Appliances to Persons with Disabilities under CSR initiatives



Rajeev Sharma, CMD, Rural Electrification Corporation Limited, the Navaratna Government of India Enterprise, distributed Aids and Appliances to over 340 Persons with Disabilities, including Orthopedically, Visual and Hearing impaired, in Bulandshahr, Uttar Pradesh, on 6th September 2014, in presence of  Ms. Kiran Puri, Jt. Secretary, Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment (MoSJE), Govt. of India,    Shri Rakesh Arora, Executive Director, REC, other senior officials of REC and Artificial Limbs Manufacturing Corporation of India (ALIMCO) and local dignitaries .

REC committed financial assistance of Rs. 332.00 Lakh under CSR initiatives to ALIMCO, a PSU under the MoSJE, for providing aids and appliances to approx. 4000 persons with disabilities from poorer and backward sections of society in 15 locations in 7 States, namely UP, Bihar, Jharkhand, MP, J&K, Odisha and Assam, enabling them to lead improved quality of lives of independence and dignity, and to improve the socio economic status of the direct as well as indirect beneficiaries, ie their families and care givers in the long term.


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