SBI Life Impacts lives of 330 underprivileged students in Bangalore
Bangalore, 1st March 2017: SBI Life Insurance, a socially inclined life insurance company through its CSR outreach has extended its support to 330 children at Sahakaranagar, a slum area in Bangalore. Through this CSR initiative, SBI Life attempts to provide a 360 degree model of quality English education to the poorest of the poor. The initiative covers every aspect of the child’s needs which includes sports, nutrition, primary health care and family care to ensure a stable home environment along with education facilities.
Speaking about the initiative, Mr. Arijit Basu, MD & CEO, SBI Life, said, “Through such initiative, we strive to reach out to the deprived children and encourage them with equal chance to access and cherish the best possible opportunities. The end-to-end development approach not only helps the children to excel and grow in a conducive environment but also ensures that they become positive contributors to the Nation.”
Ms. Shukla Bose, Founder & CEO, Parikrma Humanity Foundation, said that, “’Circle of Life’ or ‘Parikrma’, is a promise to provide solutions related to education and development, nutrition, health care and home in the lives of Bangalore’s under-served children. All our four schools deliver the Parikrma model of education and get our students ready for productive and satisfying careers. With SBI Life’s support we aim to positively impact many more lives of under-served children and their families.”
SBI Life has tried to ameliorate conditions of over one lakh children from the underprivileged sections of the society, by facilitating them with education through its initiatives such as ‘Shiksha Ki Kiran’ , ‘Shiksha se Safalta’, ‘Khushiyon ka Lunch Box’ and ‘My Art My World’.
Company has extended its CSR initiatives to the children from the ruralareas, by providing safe drinking water, sanitation and electricity, along withbetter infrastructure and healthcare facilities. SBI Life supports genuineinitiatives with a vision to promote and facilitate the children to emerge asproductive assets in a sustainable and scalable manner and thereby, set afoundation for nation building.