Tata Technologies has been partnering with RI District 3131, particularly RC Pune North, for spearheading an e-learning programme in schools in the area. Now the company wants to expand the scope of its partnership with Rotary and work with it throughout India in the area of basic education and literacy. With this background, a partnership discussion was initiated by DG Abhay Gadgil, PDG Vinay Kulkarni and District CSR Chair (DCSRC) Rakesh Bhargava with Tata Technologies on May 1, 2018.
Tata Technologies wants to expand the scope of its partnership with Rotary and work with it throughout India in the area of basic education and literacy.
After several discussions between the CSR team at RISAO and Tata Technologies, an umbrella MOU was signed on June 8 for ₹1 crore to implement projects across India. The MOU, signed in the presence of TRF Trustee Sushil Gupta and the CSR team from Tata Technologies, was attended by representatives from Districts 3011, 3012 and 3131 along with CSR representative from GHCL Limited. This CSR fund will support four global grants of the Foundation in the area of education.
Tata Technologies and the CSR Team at RISAO will continue this discussion further to identify the districts and clubs to implement this project in basic literacy and education.
The writer is Manager – CSR &WinS, The Rotary Foundation, RISAO.