~ A Unique CSR Mobile Library Bus Initiative along with Door Step School NGO~
4th January, 2019, Pune: Schindler India, the leading providers of escalators and elevators and a 100% owned subsidiary of Schindler Group Schindler India, has successfully inaugurated and launched a Unique CSR Mobile Library Bus Initiative along with Door Step School NGO in Chakan, Pune.
Keeping in mind all the efforts of the Schindler India CSR team for their work done to create a difference through the various initiatives in the field of education, having previously been awarded the prestigious 'Support and Improvement in Quality of Education' at the 4th CSR Leadership Awards, for their "Outstanding contribution towards the cause of Education" at the prestigious 26th edition of Global HR Excellence Awards and Schindler India’s Scholarship Program ‘Igniting Minds’ initiative winning the Gold Trophy at the Asian Customer Engagement Forum for the Best Education Scholarship Program and Educational Initiatives under 'Sustainable Communities' educational projects in urban and rural communities to name a few.
The latest CRS initiative by Schindler India & Door Step School is a Unique CSR Mobile Library Bus Initiative that gives students a great platform in the field of education. The bus is a mobile library that goes to villages where students have dropped out of schools to encourage and inculcate education amongst them and make them want to go to school. Equipped with the right set of teachers that teach the children inside the bus which is parked outside the village and educate and also engage with the parents about the importance of sending their children to school.
Commenting on the initiative, Mr. Ashok Ramachandran, CEO, Schindler India, said, “We at Schindler India have always strived towards recognizing and acting upon the importance of education, especially among young people. With this unique CSR Door Step School initiative, we endeavour to make a positive impact to the communities in which we live and operate. With more than one billion users, across the globe, relying on Schindler's mobility solutions every day, we are very humbled to inaugurate and introduce this innovative CSR initiative where we believe that we not only create value for our stakeholders but also for the society at large. We believe that the ability to give back to the society is an empowering one, which will make all the difference in the years to come”.
Present for the inaugural event were Schindler India leadership team, Ashok Ramachandran – CEO, Shubha Arora – Chief Peoples Officer, Anuj Datta – Chief Supply Chain Officer, Vaibhav Pitale - Senior Vice President, New Installation Business, Arun Manikya – Head Field Operations South, Rohit Parulekar – Head Field Operations West.