DR. PATHKA OF SULABH AND MR. GUPTA OF ASIAN HOTEL AND ROTARIAN ASK INDUSTRY TO PARTICIPATE IN SWACHH BHARAT THROUGH CSR

DR. PATHKA OF SULABH AND MR. GUPTA OF ASIAN HOTEL AND ROTARIAN ASK INDUSTRY TO PARTICIPATE IN SWACHH BHARAT THROUGH CSR

DR. PATHKA OF SULABH AND MR. GUPTA OF ASIAN HOTEL AND ROTARIAN ASK INDUSTRY TO PARTICIPATE IN SWACHH BHARAT THROUGH CSR

 

No.PR-148
November 28, 2015
New Delhi
 

DR. PATHKA OF SULABH AND MR. GUPTA OF ASIAN HOTEL AND ROTARIAN ASK INDUSTRY TO PARTICIPATE IN SWACHH BHARAT THROUGH CSR
 

The 110th Annual Session of the PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry was concluded here on Saturday with a session devoteed to “Corporate Social Responsibility & Us” in which Founder Sulabh International Social Service Organization, Dr. Bindeshwar Pathak and Managing Director, Asian Hotel (West) Ltd. & Eminent Rotarian, Mr. Sushil Gupta respectively aired their views on corporate social responsibility, urging industry to contribute liberally for well being of society and take optimum advantages of the incentives and taxes that follow with CSR.
 

Dr. Pathak recalled that he has been associated with public cause for the Swachh Bharat since late 60s and expressed happiness that now with Prime Minister Mr. Modi at helm of affair, the dream of Swachh Bharat would shortly be realized with contributions flocking in for it from multiple sectors such as government, NGOs, public and private sector corporates and host of other stakeholders.
 

According to Dr. Pathak industry should take advantage of the CSR benefits and adopt clusters incase it is not possible, a single corporate should come forward and make its contribution by adopting a village.  This initiative could prove contagious and the stakeholders involved in Swachh Bharat will be able to meet the target of cleansing India, purging it from pervasive filth.
 

In his address Mr. Gupta quoted wisdom and examples inscribed in the holy books of all religion which lay emphasis on cleanliness, stating that in all ages including that of primitive, someone came forward seeking public help to ensure cleanliness.
 

At the prevailing time, the Prime Minister Mr. Modi has given the call for Swachh Bharat which can be realized if all corporate come forward and make their contribution.
 

The President, Sr. Vice President and Vice President PHD Chamber Mr. Alok B. Shriram, Dr. Mahesh Gupta and Mr. Gopal Jiwarajka assured that the industry will certainly make its contribution and take part in Swachh Bharat campaign with equal zeal and zest.
 

ENDS.

Koteshwar Prasad Dobhal
Consultant (PR)