Carlsberg India initiates WASH project in Mysuru for a safe school return
Carlsberg India facilitates clean drinking water, restrooms and hand wash for a safe school return
Mysuru : As part of its WASH (Water, Sanitation, and Health) projects, Carlsberg India has initiated a project towards helping the community in Mysuru. The program is aimed at supporting the school with basic educational infrastructure, such as, purified drinking water, re-building toilets, and renovating hand wash facilities, which are crucial elements of the learning environment in schools.
The community initiative comes at a time when primary education plays a vital role in shaping and nurturing future talents. Carlsberg India understands the need for developing high-quality infrastructure that facilitates student performance, reduces dropout rates, among other key benefits. The identified schools are The Primary School, Uppaligara Hundi Village and The Higher Primary School, Hulimavu Village both schools located in Hulimavu Grama Panchayath, in proximity to Carlsberg’s Mysore Brewery.
The project stands as a promising step towards providing highest standard infrastructure to the government schools and benefitting the children of the community. The project handover function was held in the presence of D.K. Lingaraju, Joint Director, District Industries Centre (DIC), Mysore, Raju, Block Education Officer, Nanjangud, Taluk, Mahesh, Block Resource Coordinator, Nanjangud Taluk, Balaji Arunachalam, Carlsberg Mysore Brewery Head, Umashankar. S Manager HR, Carlsberg Mysore Brewery, and Hulimavu Grama Panchayath President along with other members.
Commenting on the social initiative, Muthuraman Ramanathan, Vice President – Operations, Carlsberg India said, “School education acts as a foundation for each child. As schools start opening in regions post COVID-19 lockdowns, we aim to reinstate children’s interest in returning to schools in a safe and hygienic environment through the WASH initiative in Mysuru. Carlsberg India is committed to creating community partnerships that go beyond reducing water usage at its breweries and helping communities across the world. The initiative will benefit 250 children in the region.
Carlsberg India initiated the project in collaboration with Desolenator and Ecosoftt that will benefit local communities in the Mysuru region and encourage a safe recovery to schools in the backdrop of COVID-19 lockdowns.