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K'nataka Minister launches ONGC's 6th handicraft project
K'nataka Minister launches ONGC's 6th handicraft project

Karnataka Minister of Primary & Secondary Education and Sakala
B C Nagesh at the launch of ONGC's 6th Handicraft project in Bangalore.

K'nataka Minister launches ONGC's 6th handicraft project
ONGC's sixth CSR project to promote arts and handicrafts in India .The project was launched in Bangalore on 1 December 2021 as a part of the observance of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav – celebrating 75 years of India's independence.
The ONGC-supported project aims to create inclusive setups by providing artisanship training in block printing and employment for people with special needs and disabilities.
The initiative is
being carried out
in association with
Karnataka-based
NGO Chiranthana
K'nataka Minister launches ONGC's 6th handicraft project

ONGC
project

to support traditional art , craft

Minister B C Nagesh said the project to promote traditional art and handicraft actually signifies the true spirit of Azadi.While there is a prevalent belief among some people that the independence is only for a section of people like the bureaucrats and privileged, the CSR initiatives like this clearly shows that the fund reaches even the last person of the society.

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NEW DELHI, DECEMBER 01

Minister of Primary & Secondary Education and Sakala of Karnataka B C Nagesh launched Oil & Natural Gas Corporation Limited (ONGC)'s sixth CSR project to promote arts and handicrafts in India. The project was launched in Bangalore on 1 December 2021 as a part of the observance of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav – celebrating 75 years of India's independence. The ONGC-supported project aims to create inclusive setups by providing artisanship training in block printing and employment for people with special needs and disabilities. The initiative is being carried out in association with Karnataka-based NGO Chiranthana.

Minister B C Nagesh said that the projects supported by ONGC to promote traditional art and handicraft actually signifies the true spirit of Azadi. He noted that while there is a prevalent belief among some people that the independence is only for a section of people like the bureaucrats and privileged, the CSR initiatives like this clearly shows that the fund reaches even the last person of the society. The Minister sought ONGC's association to strengthen the state's education system through CSR initiatives, especially in the rural areas.

ONGC CMD Subhash Kumar

ONGC CMD Subhash Kumar noted that ONGC has always valued the importance of promoting and preserving traditional Indian art and handicraft and has undertaken a number of CSR projects in those areas. Mr. Kumar said that this sixth project is especially significant because it is not only promotes handicraft but will also will create employment for the differently-abled people. .

ONGC Director (HR) Dr Alka Mittal

ONGC Director (HR) Dr Alka Mittal said that ONGC, being an inclusive organization, has been making all out efforts to nurture the abilities of everyone in the society. She mentioned that apart from the projects carried out as the part of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav, ONGC has earlier taken several initiatives for the preservation of art – from preservation of monuments to music and dance.

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