Panaji, December 22, 2012 … The Deputy Chief Minister Shri Francisco D’ Souza conferred 4th Corporate Social Responsibility Dolphin Spotting in Goa Award on St. Francis Xavier Training Centre and Matruchaya Trust at the function held in the city yesterday.
The awards were received by Sister Monica and Shri Madhukar Dixit respectively at the hands of Shri D’ Souza. The function was organized by Green Triangle Society in association with Goa Chamber of Commerce and Industry and Ideaz Unlimited.
The other cooperate bodies who received CSR awards includes Seza Mining Corporation for their work in the field of education. The Peninsula lands limited was awarded for its work in the field of environment and Syngenta India Limited for its services in community social welfare. The representatives of these corporate bodies received the awards at the hands of the Minister Shri Francis D’ Souza.
Speaking on the occasion Shri D’ Souza congratulated the recipients of the awards for their work towards society. He said that the different components of the society like orphans and differently abled children should be provided due attention. There are many NGOs working in this field. The corporate sectors can also lend their hands in this task he added.
Shri K.R. Srinivas, Resident Editor of Times of India said that after the Independence the disparity between the rich and poor has been widened. Hence the corporate sector has greater role to play in this field. The work of Green Triangle Society in this area is a laudable. He also congratulated the winners of the awards.
Shri Kiran Shah, Chairman Ideaz Unlimited, Sister Monica and Shri Madhukar Dixit also spoke on the occasion.
Last year’s winner in the category of large scale industry M/s. Zuari Agro Chemical Industries was given a memento of remembrance.
Shri Mangurish Pai Raikar Chairman GCCI welcomed. Shri Anand Pangam compered the function while Shri S.M. Paranjape Chief Inspector of Factories and Boilers proposed the vote of thanks.