Piramal Foundation Hosts Kailash Satyarthi and Piyush Goyal
Ajay Piramal, Kailash Satyarthi, Sumedha Satyarthi and Dr. Swati Piramal at the Piramal Foundation in Jhunjhunu District, Rajasthan.
Piramal Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Piramal Group, held an event cum exhibition at the Piramal School of Leadership in District Jhunjhunu, Rajasthan on 28 November 2015. The Minister of Power, Coal, New & Renewable Energy Mr. Piyush Goyal and Nobel Peace Laureate Kailash Satyarthi were the guest of honour at this event cum exhibition.
The daylong event showcased the philanthropy work of Piramal Foundation’s initiatives namely Piramal Sarvajal, Piramal Udgam, Piramal Swasthya, PFEL and Piramal Uttarakhand Rehabilitation Project. The event was attended by Ajay Piramal, Chairman – Piramal Group and Dr. Swati Piramal, Vice Chairperson – Piramal Enterprises. Over 250 headmasters, education officials, foundation team members and school children participated in the event.
The exhibition, which showcased glimpses of activities undertaken by the various initiatives of the Piramal Foundation, was appreciated by all the attendees and guests. The guests were taken through a tour of the Piramal School of Leadership, a world-class facility for higher learning in Leadership.
Mr. Piyush Goyal, Minister of Power, Coal, New & Renewable Energy and Nobel Peace Laureate Kailash Satyarthi, also had a brief discussion on each of the initiatives presented during the exhibition. To conclude the event, Mr. Ajay Piramal, Piyush Goyal and Kailash Satyarthi addressed the audience and shared their inspirational views on philanthropy and leadership. The event cum exhibition sensitive all participants on the need to take up leadership for social transformation.
Piramal Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the Piramal Group, develops innovative solutions to resolve issues that are critical roadblocks towards unlocking India’s economic potential. Guided by the Piramal Group’s core values of knowledge, action and care, Piramal Foundation works towards creating technology-based sustainable solutions in the four broad areas of healthcare, education, water and women empowerment.