Samsung Research Institute – Bangalore (SRI-B), Samsung‘s largest R&D center outside Korea and the Government of Karnataka today, donated 550,000 notebooks and one lakh stationery items to 2,100 government colleges in Kolar and Ramanagar districts of Karnataka. 14 lakh notebooks were donated since 2015. In the 5th version of the notebook donation pressure for around one lakh students studying at government schools, volunteers from SRI-B reached out to schools in six Talukas of Kolar district (Kolar, Malur, KGF, Mulbagal, Bangarpet, and Srinivaspura) and one Taluka of Ramanagar district (Magadi) to distribute notebooks and stationery items.
The pocketbook donation pressure becomes conceptualized 5 years in the past whilst Samsung employees, on an area visit, interacted with college students of various authorities schools to apprehend their challenges and, extra importantly, the motive for attending college. A majority of students stated they come to high school only for mid-day meals. They also mentioned that they lacked necessities like notebooks and desk-bound items. Engineers at SRI-B formed a volunteer institution and, alongside the CSR team, have been conducting donation drives, bringing the focus again to training and assisting arrest college drop-out costs.
“We urge greater corporates to come back ahead and take part in the improvement procedure of our region. These college students are our future, and I admire Samsung’s efforts towards improving the rural areas of Kolar. We are looking for persevered assist to liven up the lives of these youngsters,” said Shri Manjunath, District Collector, Kolar. “Samsung has undertaken aware efforts towards the development of young minds on this location. The persisted collaboration with the Karnataka government is a sworn statement of our commitment, and we feel delighted to look at our young gifted engineers participate with enthusiasm. While we maintain to make the lives of our consumers better with our innovations, we can also focus on contributing to the improvement of our u. S. With sustainable initiatives,” stated Dipesh Shah, Managing Director, Samsung R&D Institute – Bangalore.
Since 2015, members of the volunteer institution, ‘SEVA,’ and the CSR group at SRI-B have contributed over 850,000 notebooks to over 70,000 school college students across 1,2 hundred authorities colleges. With the modern-day power, they might have contributed over 1,400,000 notebooks. The group has also initiated a brand new college building in the Kolar district and has installed water filters in eighty-five faculties within the district.
Samsung has had a strong dating with Karnataka. The nation is domestic to Samsung’s biggest R&D center outdoor Korea, the sector’s largest cell revel in the center, the Samsung Opera House, and the currently launched cinema LED screen at Swagath Cinema, Bangalore.