REC SANCTIONS CSR ASSISTANCE TO THE TUNE OF RS.45.15 LAKHS TO JNU

New Delhi: REC has sanctioned CSR assistance of Rs. 45.15 lakh to Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), for ‘Distribution of 50 Lap Tops with customized software for visually impaired students pursuing higher education’ to provide barrier free environment for higher education and enable them to pursue professional or technical education and get employed/ self-employed to find a dignified place for themselves in the society.

The main objective of the project is to encourage differently- abled students by providing laptops for their empowerment. Shri Sanjiv Garg, ED (F&A/CSR), Rural Electrification Corporation Limited (REC), a Navratna Government of India Enterprise, distributed laptops to 50 visually impaired students in programme held at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi on 21st January 2016, in presence of Shri C.P. Bhatia, GM (F&A/CSR), of REC Limited, Prof. S.K. Sopory, Vice-Chancellor, JNU and other dignitaries/ officials of REC & JNU.