CSR Watch: PFC extends financial support of Rs 3 crore to Dr KB Hegdewar School in Goa

New Delhi: Navratna Power PSU, Power Finance Corporation Ltd (PFC) has extended its financial support for the construction of stilt plus two-storied School Building at Dr KB Hegdewar School premises, in Bambolim, Goa as part of its corporate social responsibility (CSR) activities.

PFC has provided the CSR fund of Rs 3 crore for the construction of the school, which was inaugurated by Chief Minister of Goa Dr Pramod Sawant along with PFC CMD Ravinder Singh Dhillon.

The building block comprises classrooms, laboratories, a multi-purpose hall, faculty rooms and toilets for children. The beneficiaries of the project are the school children of the local populace. A significant number of children studying in this school is from the economically weaker sections of society and the majority is from SC/ST/OBC category.

The present CSR project of constructing a school building with all necessary facilities for the benefit of school children in Dr KB Hegdewar School is also aimed to cater to the needs of educational infra development in the state of Goa.

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PFC hopes that this school building will encourage more parents from marginal sections of the local community to come forward and enrol their children into schools providing quality education. During the last six years, as part of its CSR responsibility, PFC has also supported many unemployed youths of Goa by training them and helping them gain employment.

The inauguration event was also attended by Goa's St. Cruz Constituency MLA Antonio Fernandes, EESL's Chairman & Former PFC CMD Rajeev Sharma, Ministry of Power's Secretary (Energy) Kunal (IAS), PFC's Director (Commercial) Praveen Kumar Singh, PFC's Executive Director (CSR) R. Murahari PFC along with other dignitaries.

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