Mitsubishi Electric India Supports Social Infrastructure Development of Chennai
Donated 5 Ambulances & 6 RO water treatment equipment worth 2.7 million INR
to benefit the community in Chennai.
Mitsubishi Electric India under their Corporate Social Responsibility partnered with Rotary International Platform to Support Social Infrastructure Development of Chennai mitigating institutions to support the flood rehabilitation activity of the 2015 South Indian floods resulted from heavy rainfall during the annual northeast monsoon in November–December 2015 with Tamil Nadu and the city of Chennai particularly hard-hit.
The donation corpus was created by Mitsubishi Electric India Pvt. Ltd. where employees had donated one day’s salary to the relief and restoration work. The company also equally matched the donation from the employees and was able to create the fund of INR 2,727,383 for the cause.
The donation money was used to develop social infrastructure in a way which can have long term impact. 5 Ambulances were purchased under the initiative, which were donated to Anandam Old Age Homes, Kallikuppam; Little Drops Old Age Home, Paranithur; Santhome Snehatheeram, Thiruvallur and Rotary Maintained Health Centers in Chennai & Thiruvallur.
The ambulances were flagged off by Mr. Makoto Kitai, Managing Director, Mitsubishi Electric India Pvt. Ltd. from Khivraj Maruti Dealership in the presence of Mr. Venkatagiri S, Deputy Managing Director of Mitsubishi Elevator India Pvt. Ltd, and Rotarian Mr. CR Raju the District Governor. Employees of Mitsubishi Elevator India Pvt. Ltd, Mitsubishi Electric India Pvt. Ltd. and representatives of Rotary International attended in large numbers to support the cause.
Also 5 schools in the region were donated a RO water treatment equipment which will ensure clean drinking water to approximately 4200 children who study there. Madras Seva Sadan School, Chetpet; Gupta School, Ambattur; Municipal School, Korattur; Govt High School, Thiruvallur, Anjugam School – Choolaimedu are the beneficiary schools which have received this support from Mitsubishi Electric. Apart from the schools 1 RO was donated to Gosha Hospital, Triplicane which is a 100 bedded hospital.
Present on the occasion Mr. Makoto Kitai, Managing Director, Mitsubishi Electric India Pvt. Ltd. said “It makes me humble to handover the Ambulances and RO equipment to the beneficiaries. We have tried to put the money donated by employees and the company to the best use aiming at long term impact. I thank the support from Rotary International, Khivraj Motors, Institutions and Agencies in Chennai who supported us to make this possible”
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