Project to benefit 132 tribal families with 591 members
Company to provide access to sanitation, clean water, electricity, adult education and vocational training in a span of one year
Future Generali India Insurance Company Limited (FGII), the general insurance arm of the joint venture between retail giant Future Group and global insurer Generali, has adopted four padas viz., Kadav Pada, Bhonge Pada, Gawari Pada and Kamat Pada in Palghar district, Maharashtra. With a vision to facilitate integrated and holistic development of the village, the organisation aims to provide access to sanitation, clean water, electricity, adult education and vocational training to the 132 households covering a population of 591 in the adopted padas. This adoption is a part of Future Generali India’s CSR programme ‘Sneh’ through which it is committed towards constructing and supporting sustainable solutions for the key issues related to Education, Health and Environment. The project is being executed in association with Lokanayak Jayaprakash Narayan Leprosy Eradication Trust, an organisation dedicated to village uplitfment work across the state.
K.G Krishnamoorthy Rao, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of FGII along with senior management and other employees from the company graced the formal inauguration of the project today, bringing cheer to the residents of the village on this special occasion.
K. G. Krishnamoorthy Rao, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Future Generali India Insurance Company Limited commented on the launch, “We believe that, besides government, even corporates have the responsibility of viable and inclusive growth of the country. At Future Generali India, we promote an open and transparent dialogue between the community and our organisation to understand the challenges faced by the people. Through this village adoption programme we aim to fill the technical or environmental gaps in order to enhance the livelihood of villagers and hope to make steady changes in their lives.”
Future Generali India has already started the process of constructing toilets for each household, well, borewell, solar street lights and distribution of solar lanterns to the beneficiaries. The Company is also dedicatedly striving towards achieving literacy among elders by means of providing adult education to them. Additionally, in order to strengthen the women SHG groups in the village, Future Generali India plans to distribute goats as well as aims to provide training in goat farming to the community women.
In addition to the above interventions, FGII has supported the infrastructural needs of the local Zila Parishad school by repairing toilets and providing shelf for the school library along with donating books to the school. It has also donated clothes and other essential items to the villagers as well as toys to the Balwadi as part of its yearlong ‘Employee Giving’ campaign.
As a socially aware and a responsible corporate firm, through such initiatives, Future Generali India continuously resolves to support socially relevant interventions under the fabric of sustainable development.
About Future Generali India Insurance Company Limited
Future Generali India Insurance Company Limited is a joint venture between Future Group – the game changers in Retail Trade in India and Generali – a 186 years old global insurance group featuring among the world’s 50 largest companies. The company was incorporated in September 2007 with the objective of catering to a country which was on the threshold of explosive expansion. Future Generali India has been aptly benefitting from the Indian expertise and network of Future Group and the global insurance insight in diverse product classes of Generali Group. It provides a comprehensive solution to customers and enterprises through retail, commercial, personal and rural product offerings. Having firmly established its credentials in this segment, Future Generali, effectively leveraging on the skill set of both its JV parents, has evolved to become a Total Insurance Solutions Company.