Vikram Solar undertakes extensive relief work in Falta, West Bengal
News Desk, News Nation 360: Responding to the COVID-19 pandemic and aftermath of Amphan cyclone, Vikram Solar has undertaken extensive work to support relief and rehabilitation work across the state of West Bengal. In its latest initiative, Vikram Solar has committed to the distribution of dry ration and relief material amongst 50,000 affected people in the neighbourhood of the company’s factory site at Falta. The community outreach will be conducted by Vikram Solar Suraksha Sena, an internal volunteer group with support from the local administration. Gyanesh Chaudhary, MD- Vikram Solar, told West Bengal, in particular, Falta has been their Karmabhumi since 2010 and they have time and again stood up in support of the local community. In times of need like they are faced with today, where COVID followed by cyclone Amphan destroyed the livelihood of many people in the area, they have undertaken a
community programme to support their neighbourhood to sail through the challenging times. Vikram Solar also extended a helping hand to aid the needy after the disastrous effects of the super cyclone Amphan dealt a damaging blow to West Bengal. The company contributed to the West Bengal State Disaster Management Authority. Additionally, in association with The Bengal Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the company committed to the distribution of dry food, sanitary products, and other relief materials like tarpaulin sheets, solar lamps across West Bengal. The company had also helped Amphan hit employees in rebuilding their houses. In association with eminent organizations, Vikram Solar has mobilized resources and funds to serve the most vulnerable citizens in these challenging times. As part of this, the company has provided 1,00,000 cooked meals to the poor Pan-India in partnership with the Akshaya Patra Foundation, a non-profit organization.
Report: Anustup Kundu