Welspun Pledges INR 1 Crore for Uttarakhand Relief Efforts to PM’s Relief Fund

Welspun Group has contributed towards the relief work in Uttarakhand by donating INR 1 crore to the Prime Minister’s Relief Fund.

New Delhi, India, July 03, 2013 --(PR.com)-- Welspun Energy Ltd. (WEL), India’s foremost renewable energy generator, declared that Welspun Group has contributed 1 crore towards the relief work in Uttarakhand. In line with its commitment to fulfilling its social responsibility, Welspun Group has come forward to do their bit to aid in the rescue of stranded pilgrims and locals who have lost everything to the calamity. Mr. Vineet Mittal, Co-Founder & Managing Director Welspun Energy has personally handed over the contribution amount on behalf of Welspun Group to the Honorable Prime Minister Shri Manmohan Singh’s Relief Fund.

Commenting on the initiative, Mr Balkrishan Goenka, Chairman & Managing Director, Welspun Group said, “Socially responsible and ethical business practices are the defining tenets of Welspun’s corporate philosophy. In everything we do there is a strong commitment to wider, all-round social progress, as well as to sustainable development that balances the needs of the present with those of the future. This initiative is in-line with Welspun’s focus of contributing to social welfare and upliftment. Along with various government agencies, NGOs and armed forces, we at Welspun Group are doing our bit to help in rescue operations in the grief stricken state.”

“WEL has always been keen to contribute towards overall social development and has held social welfare above all. We not only believe in Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam but try to implement it. The people affected in Uttarakhand are in our prayers and we will support them in the best way possible. The Uttarakhand catastrophe is heart-hitting and urges the nation to come together in their own way to aid in the rescue and restoration of the daily life-line.” commented Mr. Vineet Mittal, Co-Founder & Managing Director, Welspun Energy.

The Group’s social vision has been enshrined in the three E’s which have become the Guiding Principles of our CSR initiatives - Education, Empowerment & Health, and Environment and a number of projects have been taken up under the banner of the social inclusion vision of the Welspun Group.
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