P.C. Chandra Group, one of the iconic business groups from East India enters the second year of their “Gyandhara” initiative which aims at helping colleges to set up Knowledge Centres in their premises. The auspicious occasion was held at the Tulip Banquets of P C Chandra Gardens today and attended by Dr. Shashi Panja, The Honorable Minister of Women Development & Social Welfare, Child Development, Health and Family Welfare, West Bengal. The Chairman of the P C Chandra Group, Shri B.K Chandra and the Group Managing Director, Shri A.K Chandra were also present. This marks another step in the Group’s efforts to promote education and societal development.
A sum of Rupees Two Lacs each was granted to 16 reputed colleges of West Bengal from the Howrah, North and South 24 Parganas, Midnapore and districts towards establishing The PC Chandra Knowledge Centre in their premises. The amount will be used for infrastructural development in these institutions in the form of either upgrading, renovating or building a library/science laboratory or buying new books/new laboratory equipment etc. The aim of the PC Chandra Knowledge Centre is to ensure that students can usher in a bright future for this country.
This effort will undoubtedly help enrich the quality of education being provided to the students which will ultimately lead to the benefit of society.
Speaking on the occasion, Shri A.K Chandra, Group Managing Director said, “The colleges are doing their best to provide good education to the students and it is our duty as a responsible corporate to help and support them. We at P. C. Chandra believe that providing proper infrastructure is a very important factor that will help students with suitable opportunity in pursuing their academic and career aspirations. We are happy to make this humble effort to introduce this Knowledge Centre.”
The PC Chandra Group has been a socially responsible corporate and have undertaken various programmes to promote education, sports, medical and other developmental activities. The Group has been making consistent efforts in forwarding a helping hand to educational & medical institutions; promoting cultural and sporting activities. Through this initiative, the PC Chandra Group reinforces its corporate philosophy and internal culture of trust, quality and honesty.