NewZNew (Chandigarh) : ARPAN, Infosys Chandigarh’s employee volunteering group, in association with the Infosys Foundation, the company’s philanthropic arm, today kick-started its CSR activities for Fiscal Year 2016.
At an event held at the Infosys campus in Chandigarh, the Hon’ble Governor of Haryana, Punjab & Administrator, UT, Chandigarh, Prof. Kaptan Singh Solanki congratulated the employees and volunteers for their benevolent efforts to positively impact the local community. He also laid emphasize on the responsibility that lies on corporates to create opportunities for the underprivileged in order to build an equitable society.
The event saw participation from Principals and students of various local schools, who will benefit from the many initiatives of ARPAN. Some of the initiatives planned for the year include educational support for student from poor backgrounds, nutrition and blood donation drives, support for victims of natural calamities and plantation drives. A large percentage of the investment will be dedicated for the education of 80 meritorious students from economically weaker sections of the society.