Leading manufacturer of TMT bars, Shyam Steel, has donated seven e-rickshaws to people belonging to the marginalized sections of the society in Assam.
The e-rickshaw donation drive is a part of their ongoing campaign ‘Khud Kamao Ghar Chalao’ of Shyam Steel, which aims to support the livelihood of communities affected due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Assam state in-charge Prashant Goel and Sujith Ghosh, AVP retail sales at Shyam Steel, handed over the e-rickshaws to seven recipients from Assam – Bimal Roy, Amit Kumar Sah, Gautam Kumar Sah, Dhanya Jyoti Gohain, Debajit Kalita, Kanhaiya Jha and Ramjan Ali recently.
“Community development is the essential backbone in upliftment of our country. Due to the pandemic, people’s lives were totally disrupted, and we need to support them on a long-term basis to bring normalcy. Our major focus would be to bring a positive impact among the special communities. The road ahead is difficult, but we are determined to overcome every obstacle to create a positive impact in the society,” said Lalit Beriwala, director at Shyam Steel.
As a brand philosophy the company believes in giving back to the community. During the pandemic they have distributed oxygen concentrators in Assam, Bihar, Odisha and Uttar Pradesh and has also contributed to the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund in Assam. Shyam Steel has always put forward and contributed towards various corporate social responsibilities for social development which have social, economic, and environmental impacts, stated a company release.
As a part of the ‘Khud Kamao Ghar Chalao’ campaign Shyam Steel has distributed e-rickshaws in Maharashtra, Punjab and Bihar. The group has further planned to distribute e-rickshaws in Uttar Pradesh, Odisha and Siliguri in West Bengal.