TCS Pledges Rs 100 crore for PM’s Clean India initiative
• To support provision of hygienic sanitation facilities in 10,000 schools across country for girl students
MUMBAI, August 18, 2014: To help India harness its demographic dividend and support Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Clean India campaign that was announced on the occasion of India’s Independence Day, Tata Consultancy Services (BSE: 532540, NSE: TCS), the leading IT services, consulting and business solutions firm announced that it would finance hygienic sanitation facilities for girl students across 10,000 schools in the country.
TCS will earmark a budget of Rs 100 crore to be spent on this initiative. This significant investment in school sanitation will help children, especially girl students, to participate in school education for a longer period of time and play a larger economic role in their communities.
“TCS is proud to support the Prime Minister’s Clean India initiative and would like to pledge a sum of Rs 100 crore towards it. We firmly believe that achieving the mission of providing hygienic sanitation for girl students will have a tangible impact on the level of education achievement and development of India’s next generation,” announced N Chandrasekaran, CEO and MD of Tata Consultancy Services.
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