Contribute more funds under CSR: MP

Contribute more funds under CSR: MP

HPCL donates two ambulances to ITDA Rampachodavaram Rajahmundry: Vundavalli Arun Kumar, Rajahmundry MP and...

HPCL donates two ambulances to ITDA Rampachodavaram contributeRajahmundry: Vundavalli Arun Kumar, Rajahmundry MP and chairman of Standing Committee, Oil and Natural Gas Ministry, called upon the corporate companies to contribute more funds for social development under their Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). Participating as chief guest at a function arranged in connection with handing over of two ambulances to ITDA Rampachodavaram by Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL), Visakhapatnam retail regional office, under CSR here on Saturday, he said at present corporate companies were spending a minimum of two per cent out of their profits and requested them to increase this amount keeping in view the need for development of the places where they were working. He suggested the HPCL authorities to envisage a comprehensive plan for the provision of computer education in all the municipal schools in the State by seeking cooperation from other companies, if necessary. He said HPCL was already undertaking various activities in Andhra Pradesh and Maharashtra. He congratulated HPCL for providing ambulances for the welfare of tribals even though it had no business activities there. Rajahmundry city MLA Routhu Surya Prakasa Rao said the ambulances would help provide immediate medical help to the tribals in remote areas. Sai Kumar Suri, DGM, HPCL, south central zone, said during 2012-13, HPCL had approved Rs 22.43 crore for CSR activities and spent Rs 21.36 crore so far. HPCL was concentrating on substantial development of the places, he said. ITDA project officer C Naga Rani complimented HPCL for its response for the welfare of the tribals. Earlier, the MP handed over the keys of two ambulances purchased with Rs 23 lakh to Ms Naga Rani. NK Chari, Chief regional manager, M Sundar, senior sales officer, Rajahmundry sales area, Ch. Venkata Rama Rao, chairman, Agricultural Marketing Committee, and Nakka Sri Nagesh, town Congress president, were present.
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