M.S. Raghavan, CMD of IDBI Bank, today donated solar street lights to the local populace of Pokhra Village, Barabankhi, UP as a Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiative of the Bank.
P. L. Punia, member, Lok Sabha and chairperson of the National Commission for Scheduled Castes presided over the function. S.K.V. Srinivasan, executive director, IDBI Bank was also present.
Barabankhi district in general and Pokhra village in particular faces a scarcity of power and water supply.
Speaking on the occasion, Raghavan said, ”IDBI Bank has donated solar street lights to Pokhra village to alleviate the problem to the extent possible in our own modest way. This initiative, we hope, would improve the quality of life of the residents of this village. It is also a manifestation of the Bank’s role as a conscientious and responsible corporate citizen of India.”