As a responsible company committed to partnering India through thick and thin, our company and our people were keen to help in whatever way possible. Our employees and the company contributed to create a corpus of Rs. 25.5 lakh to help alleviate the pain of those affected.
In Kerala too, Shell India tied up with Care India to help 100 farmers resume get back to their fields supporting them with technical and agricultural inputs. We are also extending a helping hand to nearly 50 small businesses. Since January, the work has begun and we hope to see fruition by end May this year.
Upon discussions with the Education Department of Madikeri we were informed that because of the floods, power supply had been affected leaving the villages prone to frequent power cuts. The problem posing a serious challenge to the children of the area – especially those preparing for upcoming board examinations. The conditions were worse during evenings when there was no sunlight. As a company looking to the future, we realize students are the ambassadors of the future and with a sound education they will be empowered to make a difference. They are the foundation on which India will be built.