First Indian School Children then Oil
IndianOil extends help to provide healthy food to school children in Rajasthan
New Delhi, IndianOil, the Energy of India has Cared as one of its Core Values. And in its pursuits, to live up to the Core values, the Corporation has taken a step towards caring for underprivileged school children. Indian Oil through Akshaya Patra Foundation(NGO) provided two food delivery vehicles in the state of Rajasthan.
Both the delivery vehicles were flagged off by Sh Alok Kumar Panda, Executive Director and State Head, Rajasthan, IndianOil in the presence of Shri. Raghupati Das, In-Charge of the Akshaya Patra Foundation, Rajasthan. The vehicles will be delivering meals to poor school children free of cost in Rajasthan. With this initiative, children will get healthy food for better nutrition and growth.
Speaking on the Occasion Sh Panda said that IndianOil is dedicated to providing Care for the community through its CSR initiatives. He expressed his happiness that the Rajasthan State Office of Indian Oil has been able to contribute towards this noble cause. He mentioned that the initiative would help in serving society through zero hunger, good health, and well-being of the children.
IndianOil has spent RS.24.33 lacs towards this cause. The vehicles would run on CNG which would again be aligned with the Sustainability Approach of the Corporation. Currently, the NGO’s vehicles cover 82 routes in Jaipur and one route includes approximately 22 schools. With these additional vehicles, Akshaya Patra Foundation would be able to cater to more children in wider geographical areas.In his address Sh. Raghupati Das, Incharge Akshaya Patra Foundation, Rajasthan expressed his gratitude to IndianOil for this great Initiative.