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It has been rightly said by A Bartlett Giamatti, “A tremendous social responsibility comes with being a successful public performer” and his words have been taken seriously by Indo-MIM. Dr. Krishna Chivukula, Founder and Chairman of Indo-MIM has always believed that running a successful business that is growing year on year is satisfying but contributing for the society with a social cause gives more satisfaction as a public performer. Though it has been building internally and spreading globally, but Indo-MIM never lost sight of its responsibility as a good corporate citizen.
Our CEO Mr. Krishna Chivukula has certainly taken the idea ahead and believes that a business can only thrive in a healthy society and environment and that serving people with meager or no means is the duty of every well-to-do person. The company consistently puts this philosophy into action and has initiated several projects for social causes. Indo-MIM with a motto of “Promoting Prosperity” has been actively involved in various corporate social responsibility activities; with an effort towards alleviating poverty and improving the standard of living of the citizens.
Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) at Indo-MIM portrays the deep symbiotic relationship that the group enjoys with the communities it is engaged with. As a responsible corporate citizen, we try to contribute for social and environmental causes on a regular basis.
With an intention of providing nutritious food to kids studying in school, so that they can be physically and mentally fit to compete in a global labour market; Indo-MIM had initiated the mid-day meals to school children. Under the “Sri Sathya Sai Subbarama Shastry Memorial Trust” (SSSSS Trust), Indo-MIM has recently celebrated 10 years of service to underprivileged members of society through the mid-day meal program which was initiated in 2004. Presently Indo-MIM has been catering to eight community schools, serving more than 1600 kids on a daily basis.
Sri Sathya Sai Subbarama Shastry Memorial Trust was established in 2004 to develop, maintain and fund educational and medical assistance programmes to schools, hospitals and child welfare centres for benefit of marginalised and underprivileged sections of society. As per objectives of the Trusts, mid-day meal is provided to school children under the programme ‘Lalitha Dasoha’ at the Government Primary School in Hebbal, two Government schools in Rajanakunte, two Government schools in Kakol, two primary schools at Itgalpura and Dibbur and a Government school in Karnapura Gate.
Indo-MIM is committed to the cause of helping poor people and in order to help the society at large, the company has fully funded the establishment of a new block named as “THE CHIVUKULA WING “comprising of a laboratory (except the collection area), the Blood Bank, the Cardiac Catheterization Lab (Cath. Lab), the Cardiac Care Unit, and 20 Private Rooms at the Bangalore Baptist Hospital which was inaugurated by Former President Dr. A.P.J Abdul Kalam in January 2008. Dr. Chivukula donated $ 1 million for the noble cause providing state of the art facilities, with the intention of providing health care to the marginalized people at low cost and concessional/ free care to those who cannot afford it.
With personal involvement from Dr. Chivukula, the planning and the construction of the wing took 18 months to get solemnized. Built at an area of 21, 438.5 sq. ft., this wing has an elaborate laboratory services with a new virology facility, which has been initiated. New tests have been introduced in Immunology (Hormone Panel), Serology (Infectious disease (e.g. Torch panel) and automation has been brought in Histopathology and Haematology. A part of the Reproductive Medicine Unit has also been added to the facilities on this floor since 2011.
With the intention of lending a hand for support and guidance to the HIV affected patients, Indo-MIM had associated with Asha. ASHA Foundation, which was established in 1998 by Dr. Glory Alexander and a number of like-minded people, stands for Action, Service and Hope for AIDS. It is a charitable and voluntary Trust helping HIV/AIDS infected people, their families and society. The range of services include: advocacy; capacity building; research; preventive services; awareness; treatment, care, support and rehabilitation of HIV-infected and affected persons with a special focus on women and children.
Deenabandhu Primary School
Education is an utmost important factor for prosperity and Indo-MIM has always kept it in highest priority. To keep the spirit intact, Indo-MIM took the initiative for solely supporting a school, which had a mission to brighten the dreams of small kids.
Indo-MIM has taken an initiative to support the entire expenditure incurred for running of “Deenabandhu Primary School” located in Chamarajanagara district, Karnataka, India. Not only it covers the mid-day meals of the primary kids, but at the same time, it supports the salaries of the teachers and also helps in providing the computer and science lab application to students. Indo-MIM is providing 100% grant for running the primary school and nurturing the young minds for better future.
Shishu Mandir has been efficiently working towards creating a generation of children who are not bound by the circumstances they were born into. Coming from the most desperate of situations, often with alcoholic fathers and despairing mothers their future looks bleak. At Shishu Mandir they have been receiving education, love and care, guidance in their careers and consequently they were able to reach a life of self-sufficiency and independence. Shishu Mandir today offers a comprehensive support system with a free school, vocational training and higher education. The entire community, where the Shishu children come from is supported through various welfare projects in order to allow the children to develop to the best of their abilities and also as a way of igniting hope within the communities. Indo-MIM has a role to play in the development of these needy kids too, as the company has been providing donation to the institution for the mid-day meals.
Grow-Trees.com is a perfect solution to an environmental catastrophe! Environmental protection is a huge concern and Indo-MIM has expanded its horizon towards the cause. Not only a single or two saplings; but has taken a noble initiative of planting a good number of saplings every year to create awareness amongst the locals. Indo-MIM has undertaken a cause to commence association with www.grow-trees.com, which gives companies an easy way to go green by allowing them to plant trees. Indo-MIM has pledged to plant 12,000 trees during the Financial Year 2014-2015, to show deep commitment towards protection of environment and plan to do every year to encourage the idea amongst the youngsters for a better future ahead.