GAIL and NFCH to assist violence affected children
GAIL (India) Limited has entered into an Agreement with the National Foundation for Communal Harmony (NFCH) for “Project Assist – Providing Financial assistance to 1000 violence affected children in Assam , Gujarat, Odisha and Jammu & Kashmir” which has been taken up asGAIL CSR initiative through GAIL Charitable & Education Trust on 18th December 2014. The Occasion was graced by the presence of Sh N K Nagpal, General Manager (Company Secretary) who is also the Member Trustee of the Gail Charitable and Education Trust. The Agreement was signed by Chief Manager(CSR), Mr. C.S. Majithia and Official of NFCH, Mr. Ravi Shankar Tripathi, in the presence of GAIL CSR Team.
The Project aims at providing assistance to the children of families affected by communal, caste, ethnic or terrorist violence through grant of Scholarship for their education with a view to ensure their effective rehabilitation. These beneficiaries are identified by the District Committee under the District Magistrate/Collector which also verifies the eligibility of beneficiaries.