Dabur India has announced the formal launch of its new Community Development initiative in Newai with the complete revamp of the infrastructure and sanitation facilities in a government school in the district. The revamped Government Senior Secondary School, Palai (Rajasthan), was handed over to the school authorities at special function organized within the school premises.
This also marked the beginning of a new Community Development initiative for Dabur under which the Company has adopted five government schools in the region and will be completely upgrading the infrastructure in these schools. These include creation of new and separate sanitation facilities for both boys and girls, creation of drinking water facility, and overall upgrading of the school infrastructure with BaLA (Building as Learning Aid) paintings.
The revamped school was handed over to the school administration by Dabur India Ltd CSR Project Manager Sushil Kumar. The development work was carried out through Dabur’s CSR arm Jivanti Welfare & Charitable Trust and an independent development agency SURE (Society to Uplift Rural Economy).
Addressing the gathering, Sushil Kumar said, “The importance of education is undeniable for every individual. At Dabur, we believe that education is both the means to a better life and a key to ensure overall development of the society. In a bid to improve enrollment levels and reduce the dropout rates in rural and semi-urban schools, Dabur has taken up the onus of improving the infrastructure in schools and improving the learning experience for children in rural India, particularly in Rajasthan.”