Glenmark staff undertakes community service for underprivileged children
Over 100 employees based at Glenmark’s largest manufacturing facility in Colvale volunteered a day of their time at Dr Ambedkar School, Bardez; a school for underprivileged children.
The initiative was conducted in association with Tree Trust, an NGO working in area of Education, Health Care and Nutrition for underprivileged slum children in Goa. The staff was involved in sweeping the huge garden, washing the classroom and window panes and other activities to improve the cleanliness and hygiene of the institution. The employees’ also spent some quality time with the school children and educated them on the importance of good health and hygiene practices in a fun and interactive manner. Mr Shailesh Laul, vice-president – Manufacturing, Glenmark Generics Goa, said “I am delighted that over 100 employees of Glenmark Goa plant contributed their time and efforts for the benefit of underprivileged children. I am sure that we not only enriched the lives of the children but by being with the kids, we enriched our lives too. We would urge people to start spending volunteering time with social organizations as this is very important for the overall development of society”. [NT]