The employees of Spark Minda, Ashok Minda Group visited Minda Balgram, Alipur – Delhi on 22nd January, 2015.
This visit was organized by the Group CSR Department & Group Communication Department for the BG heads, Unit Heads, Functional Heads, Marketing Heads and CSR Coordinators from Delhi/ NCR area to acquaint them about this noble and sustainable CSR initiative of our Group.
A total of 19 employees visited Minda Balgram including employees and coordinators from various units. While on the way to Minda Balgram, Mr. M K Pajan, Advisor- Group CSR took up an enlightening session on the background of the various community development initiatives taken up by our Founder, Late Shri S. L. Minda.
Minda Balgram is a project of Moga Devi Minda Charitable Trust. It is a home to destitute and insolvent children since 2001 and it has taken care of more than 500 children for their shelter, food, education and holistic development and rehabilitation. Presently, a total of 104 children are under the care of Minda Balgram.
The visit commenced with a warm welcome by Mr. Sanjay Joshi, Project Director, Minda Balgram and the members present there. This was followed by an introduction to Moga Devi Minda Charitable Trust and the various projects & entities under it. The employees then took a round of Minda Balgram, where they were also given a chance to interact with the children and their care takers. The children were elated and very enthusiastic while interacting with the group. Some children especially performed songs, poems and stories during the interactive session. The visit ended with a special vote of thanks by Mr. Praveen Karn, Head – Group CSR Department and distribution of fruits to all the children as a token of appreciation.
The visit to Minda Balgram was one of a kind and extremely beneficial and enriching for each participating member.
A day well spent…and truly memorable for all…!