MRPL's Samrakshan programme lives out Commitment to the Community

Date: 
March 13, 2008

Mangalore Refinery & Petrochemicals Ltd, an ONGC Group company and a mini ratna I, under its CSR initiative Samrakshan has once again to make a positive difference to the very young ones of Pragathi Nagara, Madhya Village, the several students of 53 Govt schools around the refinery and 16 schools at Sarpady, and the doctors and patients of Govt Hospital Batwal, all in a week.

   

Smt. Vajrakshi Shetty, Member, Taluk Panchayat, speaking at the programme organised as part of handing over of Anganawadi Building to the residents of Madhya. S/Shri S S Hedge, SrGM(HR), Shri S K Kadri, DGM (P&HR), Niranjan Gupta, Manger(Civil Maint), and Smt Lekshmi M Kumaran, DGM(Corporate Comminications) of MRPL and others were present(left). A view of audience at the programme(right).

"These initiatives carried out last week like the constructing and handing over an Anganwadi building, donating scientific teaching aids, providing infrastructural facilities including cupboards to schools and a heavy duty gen set to the local hospital, are all part of Samrakshan and are continuing activities that live out our commitment to the deserving people and causes in DK" says Shri R Rajamani, Managing Director, MRPL.

In July 2007, Shri S S Hegde, Sr GM (HR) from MRPL had laid the foundation stone for a much needed anganwadi at Pragathi Nagara, Madhya Village. In less than an year, at a simple ceremony held today, the Anganwadi building has been contructed by MRPL and handed over by Shri S S Hedge himself to the inhabitants of Pragathi Nagara in the presence of Shri S K Kadri, DGM (HR)

This function was preceded the previous day by another simple function in the in-patient section of Govt Hospital Bantwal where Shri S K Kadri, MRPL, handed over a DG set 45 KVA & 36 KW Air Cooled Kirloskar Diesel Generator to the District Health Officer Dr. Jagannath and Dr. Sudarshan Nayak, Medical Officer, Govt. Hospital Bantwal.

   

Shri S K Kadri, MRPL, handing over a DG set 45 KVA & 36 KW Air Cooled Kirloskar Diesel Generator to the District Health Officer Dr. Jagannath and Dr. Sudarshan Nayak, Medical Officer, Govt. Hospital Bantwal. Shri Y D Salian, Deputy Manager(Administration) looks on(left).DG set 45 KVA & 36 KW Air Cooled Kirloskar Diesel Generator (right).

Also 53 Govt Schools around the MRPL Refinery and 16 Schools in Sarpady were gifted with modern scientific teaching aids like Unilab/Olympus microscope, human evolution chart, physiological system models, mathematical kit etc, for the high school students. These schools and a few more were also provided with steel cupboards and bookshelves as requested by them.

Modern scientific teaching aid given by MRPL to Government Schools.

"These exercises cost MRPL around Rupees twenty one lakh, but the value delivered to the community is much more" says Shri S K Kadri, DGM (HR), MRPL who steers Samrakshan.

It maybe recalled that just recently MRPL had donated much needed modern, cutting-edge equipment worth around Rs12,00,000/- to Govt. Lady Goschen Hospital Mangalore on 4th March 2008.

Sri S S Hegde, SrGM(HR), MRPL, handing over equipment worth aound Rs12,00,000/- to Govt. Lady Goschen Hospital Mangalore on 4th March 2008.

Issued by
Lekshmi M Kumaran,
DGM
Corporate Communications
MRPL

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