Sunday, September 18, 2011

IDF-SCB Tree Plantation Drive in Hyderabad

Indian Development Foundation and Standard Chartered Bank jointly organized a plantation drive at the premises of Shri Swaminarayan Gurukul International School,Hyderabad 17th Sept.2011.

Mr. Monish Kumar Sinha, Deputy Commissioner of Police, Cyberabad inaugurated the program by planting a few saplings.

Appreciating the students assembled there for their involvement in the plantation drive, he said, students need to exercise better control over their mind to succeed in their lives.

Dr. S. Franklin, Manager - SR of Indian Development Foundation said that the program at Hyderabad was a part of the national plantation drive undertaken by Standard Chartered Bank and IDF. He appreciated Standard Chartered Bank and its Social Champions at Hyderabad for their commendable participation and support.

During the program 700 sandalwood saplings were planted. Around hundred volunteers took part in the event with zeal and enthusiasm.

Mr. P. Sunder, Manager Whole Sale Banking, Mr. Girish Gala, City Head, SME Loans, Mr. M. Hussain, Branch Manager, Hyderabad, Mrs. Mohana Priya, Branch Manager, Secunderabad, Mr. Rajesh Panda, Director, OCC, Mr. Prem Mohanty, Director, OCC, and Mr. Siddharth Shah, Area Manager, Acquisition, from the Standard Chartered Bank took active part in the event.
His Divine Holiness Shri Deva Prasad Das Swamiji, Chairman and Managing Director of the Shri Swaminarayan Gurukul Trust, conveyed his good wishes and blessings for the success of the program.

Swamiji Shri Achut and Sadhu Vishwamangal from Shri Swaminarayan Gurukul extended wholehearted support by arranging drip irrigation and proper maintenance of the plants.
Mr. Sanjaay Ramm, IDF Social Ambassador, Mr. Samuel Vincent, Zonal Officer of IDF and Mr. P.V. Rao had made necessary arrangements for the event in a fitting manner.

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