In this news, we discuss the SABIC Enables Less Privileged Children to Pursue Education by Addressing Infrastructure Needs and Vision Related Challenges.
SABIC initiatives bring vision correction to underprivileged children to continue their education and improve school infrastructure Ahmedabad, Vadodara, Gujarat, India – Business Wire India SABIC, a global leader in diversified chemicals, has undertaken to support children from less privileged backgrounds through its Corporate Social Responsibility Programs (CSR) in the fields of education and health. SABIC, as part of its “They See, They Learn” initiative, has worked to address vision-related problems in less privileged children. Vision challenges often cause a number of students, especially girls, to drop out of school. SABIC reached out to less privileged students in public schools to perform eye checks and distribute free glasses to children in need. So far, under this program, more than 21,000 students in 160 public schools have benefited from this initiative.
In collaboration with the implementing partners (SVADES – Society for Village Development in Petrochemical Area & UWB – United way of Baroda), SABIC is also leading a program to modernize and restore public schools. Children in rural areas attend schools, which need to be modernized in terms of teaching materials as well as physical infrastructure. SABIC has worked to equip schools with modern infrastructure – equipped to meet ever-changing needs. These efforts have contributed to the renovation and restoration of infrastructure in 17 schools in the communities around Vadodara of SABIC site – the program to upgrade primary health centers has benefited more than 85,000 people. In addition, SABIC has also in the past upgraded the MS University Polymer Science Lab to provide students with access to a modern lab. Janardhanan Ramanujalu, Vice President and Regional Director, SABIC South Asia and ANZ said: “Our CSR efforts are aimed at benefiting less privileged children to help them overcome their challenges and improve their chances of accessing education. ‘education. We believe that children should not drop out due to corrected visual impairments or school infrastructure. Chetan Soni, Senior Manager, Manufacturing, SABIC said, “We are constantly striving to serve society and improve the quality of life. In Gujarat, our education, eye care, and health care infrastructure programs have helped get children into school and enable them to continue their education. Through strategic interventions in education and eye care, we try to encourage children to continue their education by removing obstacles in their path.
The company has invested over Rs 3.3 Crores so far to help implement these programs in and around Vadodara, Gujarat. About SABIC in India SABIC is a global leader in diversified chemicals, headquartered in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Founded in 1994, SABIC in India operates in five cities, Gurugram, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Chennai and Pune with around 600 employees spread over several sites. Operations in India are built on finding innovation-driven solutions to meet the challenges of industry customers. SABIC’s focus on innovation translates into deep knowledge of industry and value-added materials that can revolutionize product design, catalyzing new and better solutions across industries. SABIC has a manufacturing facility in Vadodara, Gujarat – SABIC Innovative Plastics. Across India’s centers, SABIC serves regional customers in the automotive, packaging, building and construction, and agriculture industries. SABIC has also invested significantly in the implementation Technology & Innovation Center in Bengaluru – incorporated in 1998. The center focuses on harnessing research skills from India, to India and to the world.
About SABIC SABIC is a diversified global chemicals company headquartered in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. SABIC manufactures globally in the Americas, Europe, Middle East and Asia Pacific, manufacturing very different types of products: chemicals, high performance raw materials and plastics, agro-nutrients and metals. SABIC supports its clients by identifying and developing opportunities in key end-use applications such as construction, medical devices, packaging, agro-nutrients, electricity and electronics, transportation and clean energy. Production in 2019 was 72.6 million metric tonnes.
SABIC has more than 33,000 employees worldwide and operates in approximately 50 countries. Fostering innovation and a spirit of ingenuity, SABIC has 12,540 global patent filings and has significant research resources with innovation hubs in five key geographic areas – United States, Europe, Middle East, South Asia. South and North Asia. PWR PWR.
- SABIC initiatives bring vision correction to underprivileged children to continue their education and improve school infrastructure Ahmedabad, Vadodara, Gujarat, India – Business Wire India SABIC, a global leader in diversified chemicals, has undertaken to support children from less privileged backgrounds through its Corporate Social Responsibility Programs (CSR) in the fields of education and health.
- SABIC enables less privileged children to continue their education by addressing infrastructure needs and vision challenges