PUNE:Having built and supported over 330 schools till date that will impact the lives of over 6,00,000 children, P&G’s flagship Corporate Social Responsibility program P&G Shikshacontinues tomarch forward with the motto ‘Padhega India, Badhega India’.
In its 11th year, P&G Shiksha continues to make the necessary infrastructure interventions by building and supporting schools across the country and thereby giving children access to education. In line with their endeavour, P&G inaugurated a newly built P&G Shiksha School located in Chinchoshi, a small farming village in taluka Khed on the outskirts of Pune and will immediately provide access to education for 120 students in the village.
Also present at the event, was leadership team of Trent Hypermarket Ltd, one of P&G’s Modern Retail partners to show support for P&G Shiksha. The leadership engaged the children with their personal tips for success, and were very impressed with the confidence, intelligence, wit and exuberance demonstrated by the P&G Shiksha children.
Speaking on the occasion, Sairamana Ponugoti, Modern Trade Channel Leader, P&G Indiasaid “We are delighted to inaugurate the P&G Shiksha School in Pune. We firmly believe that education is a basic right of every child and with P&G Shiksha, constantly strive towards facilitating education for underprivileged children and helping them realise their dreams and providing them a better standard of living. We will continue to ensure these children get the necessary infrastructure amenities to receive quality education.
I encourage consumers to make the simple brand choice of buying P&G products as a part of the proceeds will go towards building and supporting schools.”
Jamshed Daboo, Managing Director of Trent Hypermarket Ltd,who was also present at the inauguration of the P&G Shiksha School, said”I’m humbled to be here today in Pune, to unveil the P&G Shiksha School and express our support to the cause of P&G Shiksha. This school alone, will immediately impact over 120 children and empower them with a better standard of living.
Delivering infrastructure interventions at schools across the country is critical to enabling access to quality education for underprivileged children. This is why we are delighted to support P&G Shiksha in this noble endeavor and encourage consumers to support the cause to help build more schools.”
P&G Shiksha has over the years received generous support from many thought leaders and celebrities such as Anupam Kher, Dr. Kiran Bedi, Anil Kumble, Rani Mukherjee, Arjun Kapoor, John Abraham, Abhay Deol, Farah Khan, Arbaaz Khan, Sameera Reddy, Huma Qureshi, Sushmita Sen, Kareena Kapoor, Saif Ali Khan, Sharmila Tagore, Konkona Sen, Neha Dhupia, Lara Dutta, Preity Zinta, Jacqueline Fernandez, Jatin Das, Shaan, Chitrangada Singh, Soha Ali Khan and many more.
P&G Shiksha also allows consumers to share in their support. Consumers can make simple brand choices of buying any P&G Product such as Tide, Ariel, Whisper, Pampers, Olay, Head &Shoulders, Pantene, Vicks, Gillette, Oral-B & AmbiPur and part of the proceeds will go towards building and supporting schools.
With a motto of ‘Padhega India, Badhega India’-P&G Shiksha believes that the secret to a brighter India lies in the quality of education of our children.