Srinagar: Minister for Social Welfare Sajad Ghani Lone on Saturday said that private sector has a major role to promote inclusive growth other than the Government initiatives.
“We need more CSR Funding from corporate India to help us deliver development in J&K specifically in areas of Child protection and Education. CII would be the best pivotal point to take ahead the idea of CSR Hub with the department of Social Welfare, Lone said at the Handing over ceremony of CSR funded Trauma Care night Ambulance for Baramulla and Bandipora districts of J&K here.
The Minister appreciated CII Foundation and Godrej & Boyce for implementing various social initiatives for the people affected by disaster, especially in J&K.
CII Foundation handed over two well-equipped ambulances to the district administrations of Baramulla and Bandipora in J&K. The Foundation, with support of Godrej & Boyce, initiated Trauma Care free night Ambulance services project to provide quality & timely emergency medical services to the people living in remote and inaccessible geographies in J&K.
The ambulances, equipped with semi-advanced life equipments, will be placed either at district or Block hospital and will be operationalised with the help of community.
The Foundation, along with its Implementing Partner, HN Wachoo Trust will organize regular health awareness camps; develop the capacity of healthcare providers and distributing free medicines in Baramulla and Bandipora districts, statement said
Chairman CII J&K State Council Rahul Sahai, and Saddam Zaroo, Vice Chairman assured the Minister full support from CII and Industry to take ahead his vision of development through social inclusiveness.