678 Labourers and Families from Member Projects Celebrate May Day Organized by CREDAI-Bengaluru
Bangalore, May 2nd 2018: It is a holiday that is well earned. May Day or Labour Day is universally celebrated as a day to take a break from the monotony of the daily work routine. CREDAI-Bengaluru recognizes that such a day of relaxation is certainly due for all the labourers across its member projects. In light of this, the organization planned a day of fun, games and good food for all labourers and their families, across member projects in the city at Mount Carmel College Grounds, Vasanthnagar. CREDAI-Bengaluru hosted around 678 labourers in this celebration.
Mr. AshishPuravankara, President, CREDAI-Bengaluru says, “Rome was not built in a day; ittook millions of man-hours, their perseverance and commitment to the goal. Fromtime immemorial the importance of our labour community has been spoken at greatlength.They are pivotal to the growth of any culture, society or a nation. In fact, inour industry, the labourers play the most crucial role, they are the veryfoundation upon which our brick and mortar dreams get realised. It's therelentless toil of theirs which act as the perennial source of fuel to keep theindustry growth engine moving.
So it isvery natural that we set a day aside to acknowledge their efforts not just toour industry but to our nation building. I urge everyone to take a little timeoff to thank these unsung heroes of ours for their invaluable contribution toour overall growth.”
Mr. SureshHari, Vice President, CREDAI Bengaluru said, “May Day or Labour’s Dayis celebrated on May 1st every year and this is the8th edition of CREDAI Bengaluru. This gives us theplatform to conduct these activities and we dedicate suchday for our labourers, where we recognize their talent through Sportsactivities which are planned for this day for fun games with food forall and even for their families.
Mr. AdarshNarahari, Secretary, CREDAI-Bengaluru said “Labourers are the people who meetthe aspirations of thousands of home buyers by toiling round the clock . Thiscelebration of May Day is a token of our appreciation for all the work they doand of course to their families that support them"
Mr. AnilNayak, CEO CREDAI Bengaluru said, “May Day celebrations for theconstruction workers of our Members and theirfamilies, is organized as part of our Labour WelfareInitiative. The annual May Day Celebrations is something that our Labourslook forward to enthusiastically. It is something that helps them feel part ofthe family”
“Forlabourers like us, our lives revolve around the sites we work at. Entertainmentoutside of the site is not something we can really indulge in. Being able toattend an event like this with the entire family was something we really lookedforward to. We also practised intensely for all the competitions. We aregrateful to CREDAI for having thought of something like this for us,” saida labourer Beerlinga from Adarsh Developers.
Activitiesat the event included sporting events such as , running races - 100 meters and200 meters, shot put and long jump. The activities for the day werefollowed by felicitation ceremony, distribution of prizes, Lunch andmementos to participating Labourers.
Prize winners list
Men’s 100 meters race1st - Prize - Hazmrulla from Greystone (12.81 Sec)2nd - Prize - Appralhonahagar from Puravankara (12.91Sec)3rd - Prize - Goraja Jamadhar from SobhaDevelopers (13.01 Sec)
Women’s 100 meters race1st – Smt.Bhuvana from Adarsh Developers(16.33 sec)2nd – Smt Sharvani Chala from Sumadhura(17.35 Sec)3rd – Smt Lakshmi from Sumadhura (17.37 Sec)
Men’s 200 Meters Race1st – Goraja from Sobha Developers (26.01 Sec)2nd – Pradeep kumar from TotalEnvironment (26.15 Sec)3rd – Pavan from Sobha Developers (26.81 Sec)
Women’s 200 meters race1st – Smt Sharvani Chala from Sumadhura2nd – Smt.Bhuvana from Adarsh Developers3rd – Smt Lakshmi from Sumadhura
Men’s Shotput1st – Randeep from Total Environment (8.60mts)2nd –Rulam Shek from Total Environment (8.50mts)3rd – Eshwar from Brigade Group (8.14 mts)
Women’s Shotput1st – Kottramma from Adarsh Developers (5.23mts)2nd – Munni from Total Environment (4.71mts)3rd – Bhagya Lakshmi from Bearys (4.42mts)
Long Jump – Men1st – Beeralinga from Adarsh Developers (4.75mts)2nd –Feroz from Rohanksha (4.70mts)3rd – Abimanyu from Sobha Developers (4.70mts)