The company commits to reaching out to 50,000 affected people in Falta through Vikram Solar Suraksha Sena
Kolkata, 07th July 2020: Responding to the COVID-19 pandemic and aftermath of Amphan cyclone, Vikram Solar has undertaken extensive work to support relief and rehabilitation work across the state of West Bengal. In its latest initiative, Vikram Solar has committed to the distribution of dry ration and relief material amongst 50,000 affected people in the neighborhood of the company’s factory site- i.e. Falta.
The community outreach will be conducted by Vikram Solar Suraksha Sena, an internal volunteer group with support from the local administration.
“West Bengal, in particular, Falta has been our Karmabhumi since 2010 and we have time and again stood up in support of the local community. In times of need like we are faced with today, where COVID followed by cyclone Amphan destroyed the livelihood of many people in the area, we have undertaken a community program to support our neighborhood to sail through the challenging times” Mr. Gyanesh Chaudhary, MD- Vikram Solar said.
Vikram Solar also extended a helping hand to aid the needy after the disastrous effects of the super cyclone Amphan dealt a damaging blow to West Bengal. The company contributed to the West Bengal State Disaster Management Authority. Additionally, in association with The Bengal Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the company committed to the distribution of dry food, sanitary products, and other relief materials like tarpaulin sheets, solar lamps across West Bengal. The company had also helped Amphan hit employees in rebuilding their houses.
In addition to this, Vikram Solar, in its commitment to the nation and the people, has charted out a plan of action to actively participate and contribute to the relief work related to unprecedented health crises caused by COVID-19. In association with eminent organizations, Vikram Solar has mobilized resources and funds to serve the most vulnerable citizens in these challenging times. As part of this, the company has provided 1,00,000 cooked meals to the poor Pan-India in partnership with the Akshaya Patra Foundation, a non-profit organization.
About Vikram Solar Limited:
Vikram Solar Limited (formerly known as Vikram Solar Pvt. Ltd.) is a leading solar energy solutions provider, specializing in efficient PV module manufacturing and comprehensive EPC solutions. With an international presence in 6 continents, the Company is an active contributor in shaping the solar revolution across continents. Carrying forward the extensive manufacturing experience of the Vikram Group, Vikram Solar, since 2006, is building on a 4-decade-old success story. Vikram Solar’s annual PV module production capacity stands at 1.2 GW. The Company’s products comply with the international standards of quality, reliability, and performance. As a fully forward- integrated Solar EPC solutions provider, Vikram Solar deploys world-class technology to design, install, and commission solar projects worldwide.