Samsung Donates Rs 2.92 Crore to Indian Government
Samsung India said Tuesday it has contributed Rs 2.92 crore to the Prime Minister’s National Relief Fund.
The cheque was handed over to the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) by Hyun Woo Bang, senior VP of Samsung India and Dipesh Shah, senior VP of Samsung Research India-Bangalore.
The contribution is a part of Samsung’s ongoing Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) activities through which the company aims to create positive change for people across the world.
Samsung also expressed its desire to participate in the ‘Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao’ scheme initiated at the behest of the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
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Last year, the company donated Rs 3 crore to the Prime Minister’s National Relief Fund to aid relief operations in flood-hit Jammu and Kashmir.
Samsung India’s ongoing CSR initiatives are implemented in close partnership with government departments. The Samsung Smart Class initiative seeks to bridge the digital gap in India, lending support to the ‘Digital India’ programme.