New Delhi (India CSR): Relaxo Footwears Limited is supporting the cause of remedial education of 150 children of Bawana Resettlement Colony- Delhi, from last 6 years. The program started when these children were in 4th and 5th Class and now these children has reached in 9th and 10th class.
This program is not only taking care of their remedial education but also providing them a platform for their leadership skill, life skills etc. The aim is to make them future ready and provide them opportunities for holistic growth and development leading to their character building, leadership and eventually self- reliance.
The Memorandum of Understanding was signed at the office of Dr. Kiran Bedi (Founder of Navjyoti India Foundation) in Delhi between Ms. Neetu Sharma, Director Urban Programs, Navjyoti India Foundation and Sushil Batra, Chief Financial officer, Relaxo Footwears Limited along with Gambhir Agrawal CSR Head, Relaxo.
At the time of signing the MOU Dr. Kiran Bedi said that it is a very good gesture of Relaxo to continue the support for the cause of children education. She added that education of children is hampered the most by Covid, and remedial education support is the most required program of the current time.
Sushil Batra – CFO – Relaxo Footwears Limited appreciated the efforts of Navjyoti India Foundation, for their dedication which drives Relaxo to support this program from last 6 years. It is also discussed that some efforts are needed to engage these students in some vocational trainings/skill development to make them employment ready in near future.
At the time of MoU signing Ms. Ujala Bedi Choudhary, Executive Director of Navjyoti India Foundation and Ms. Monika Dhawan, Director of India Vision Foundation were also present at the event.