Engagement

CORPORATE PARTNERS

Aditya Birla

 

A global conglomerate, the Aditya Birla Group is in the League of Fortune 500 Companies. Anchored by an extraordinary force of over 140,000 employees belonging to 100 nationalities, the Group is built on a strong foundation of stakeholder value creation. With over seven decades of responsible business practices, our businesses have grown into global powerhouses in a wide range of sectors – metals, pulp and fibre, chemicals, textiles, carbon black, telecom and cement. Today, over 50% of Group revenues flow from overseas operations that span 36 countries in North and South America, Africa and Asia. Aditya Birla Sun Life AMC Limited has supported Annapoorna trust in its CSR initiative during the year 2017-18. They came forward to support the nutrition programme by means of breakfast initiatives to school going children around Chikkaballapur region. 

Anarock

 

ANAROCK is one of the leading real estate services company in India with diversified interests across real estate lifecycle and deploys its proprietary technology.

 

At ANAROCK, Corporate Responsibility activities are undertaken to remind organization and employees that life is not only about revenue targets and incentives and ensures that every Corporate Responsibility activity involves employees be it donating blood or celebrating a festival with senior citizens or school going children.  Corporate Responsibility is not about writing cheques but also volunteering time.

 

ANAROCK brings a culture wherein they have participation from senior team members like Team Leads / City Leads and Business Heads who lead an example and drive motivation for their team members to contribute to Corporate Responsibility activities in whatever way possible.

 

ANAROCK in association with Sri Sathya Sai Annapoorna Trust has organized events concentrating towards Employee engagement & volunteerism. 

 

Under this initiative ANAROCK employees spent quality time playing games and having conversations with students in Annapoorna Breakfast seva center. They had a moral value session and hygiene awareness session for the students. They have also served Breakfast and distributed goodies to these students.

 

Thanks to ANAROCK volunteers for taking time out from their busy schedule and visiting these Annapoorna breakfast seva centers and schools. 

Bangalore International Airport Limited

 

Kempegowda International Airport, Bengaluru (KIAB/ BLR Airport), named after the City’s founder – Hiriya Kempegowda – has the unique trait of being the first Greenfield Airport India.

BIAL focuses its CSR activities on preserving the environment and community at large. And gives utmost priority towards the improvement of education, healthcare, and integrated development of communities in Devanahalli taluk.  

 

As a goal to promote sustainable development of the rural people of Devanahalli district, they have built about 5-6 schools, providing education to 13000 children, thereby creating a positive impact. In addition, they have also launched various programs like Namma Ooru (Our Village) for skill development, Namma Arogya for healthcare, Namma Nela – Namma Jala (Our Land – Our Water) for water conservation, etc.

 

The journey of Sri Sathya Sai Annapoorna Trust Organisation with BIAL began in early 2018, after both the organizations discovered a joint interest in providing morning nutrition to school-going kids. Initially, they sponsored the distribution of biscuits to around 110 or 120 schools in the Devanahalli district. 

Later, they administered funds to provide cooked breakfast to about 60-70 schools in the Devanahalli area. This program was designed to improve rural and underprivileged children’s health and in line with the motto of our organization, “Let no child go to school hungry ever!”

Bothra Shipping


Bothra group was founded with a dream of reforming the traditional ship stevedoring services with an efficient mechanized system. Based on our success in the Visakhapatnam the mechanized cargo handling operations were started on other major ports. Today, the Bothra group is a multi-faceted logistics service provider with targeted expertise in each of its group companies. We firmly believe that the organization’s growth can only be achieved through socio-economic transformation of local communities. In accordance with the firm’s social objectives, Bothra’s group has supported the cause of nutrition in school going children through Annapoorna trust in Visakhapatnam region.

Britannia

 

Britannia is the largest Food brand recognised for its best and innovative products, services, and marketing. In 1892, the company was started in Kolkata with just Rs. 295; the company is known as Britannia. In context to CSR initiatives, Brittania has focused upon the Healthcare sector by providing healthy-products at minimal prices with the best quality corporate citizenship. The Britannia industry is very much committed to being a good corporate by not only allocating the terms and conditions of the law but also actively participating in society’s development and improving the people’s quality of life. CSR means corporate social responsibility and embedding CSR into the business model as it discovers two broad areas of food-based solutions to increasing nutrition and energy conservation. 

The company’s partnership has been created with Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) and the Naandi Foundation to supply iron-fortified Tiger biscuits to supplement the efforts of the Mid-Day Meal program in schools recognised as a unique program globally by GAIN.

 

Iron deficiency in children is a key cause of school dropouts as well as decreased productivity. Based on the experience from the Britannia-GAIN- Naandi partnership, the company created a new offering for all consumers – Tiger Banana, a delightful banana biscuit fortified with vitamins and minerals. In keeping with the essence of Swasth Khao Tan Man Jagao, the company constantly strived to find sustainable opportunities to drive home the message of nutrition and good food habits among children at the right age. 

Brittania Company was also the first in the industry to remove trans-fat from most of its biscuits as yet another meaningful step in offering products that 

are both healthy and enjoyable. 

 

The three main CSR activities which the company focuses on are: 

  1. Children 
  2. Health care 
  3. Fighting Malnutrition 

 

As a part of their CSR initiative, Brittania provides nutritious food supplements to Sri Sathya Sai Annapoorna Trust. Initially, they provided iron-fortified Tiger biscuits to school children. Then, as they got into a good relationship and liking the selfless service of Sri Sathya Sai Annapoorna Trust, they provided Tiger Banana, a delightful banana biscuit fortified with vitamins and minerals and later cooked meals to school children undertaking nutritional inputs as required for a child’s physical and mental growth. Sri Sathya Sai Annapoorna Trust appreciates Britannia Industries for making this country a “Swast Bharat.”

Caplin Point Laboratories

 

 

Caplin Point was established in 1990 to manufacture a range of ointments, creams and other external applications. Over the years, the company has expanded its product range and increased its production capacity. They focused on some of the emerging markets and is today one of the leading suppliers of Pharmaceuticals across the globe.

 

At Caplin Point, Corporate Social Responsibility is more than just a statutory requirement. Caplin Point strives to create a positive social impact, predominantly towards the bottom of the pyramid, be it at their own manufacturing facility, or at the markets they serve. The company strives towards creating a sustainable, functioning and healthy environment for people. 

 

Caplin Point has been one of Sri Sathya Sai Annapoorna Trust’s consistent supporters. They have partnered to provide morning nutrition to students studying in Government and Government aided schools who come to school on an empty stomach. With their support, we have served and improved the lives of many underprivileged children.

Dabur India

 

Dabur India’s CSR Policy is inspired by the words of its founder Dr S K Burman, who said, “What is that life worth which cannot bring comfort to others”. Thus, while pursuing our business strategy of introducing products that give our consumer’s health & wellness, Dabur operates in a manner that not just continues to generate an attractive return for shareholders but also minimizes our impact on the environment and helps in replenishing the planet; while lending a helping hand to the community.

 

Through sustainable measures, Dabur India’s CSR vision actively contributes to the Social, Economic and Environmental Development of the community in which we operate, ensuring participation from the community and creating value for the nation.

 

The CSR activities we pursue will be in line with our stated Vision and Mission, focused not just around our plants and offices but also in other geographies based on the needs of the communities.

 

Jivanti Founded by Dabur India Limited, Jivanti Welfare and Charitable Trust has been working towards empowering people and enhancing their livelihood. Jivanti is the CSR arm of Dabur, and has been helping marginalized communities develop skills to become self-sufficient.

 

The focus areas where special Community Development programmes would be run are:

  1. Eradicating hunger, poverty and malnutrition
  2. Promoting Health care, including Preventive Health care
  3. Ensuring environmental sustainability and ecological balance
  4. Employment and livelihood enhancing vocational skills and projects
  5. Promotion of education
  6. Rural Development Projects.

 

The contribution of Dabur India to Sri Sathya Sai Annapoorna Trust is very crucial. The contributions from Dabur India to Sri Sathya Sai Annapoorna Trust is given in kind. Dabur India mainly provides fruit juices, honey etc., to school children. The children will be delighted to take them back home. Dabur India even sends their employees to schools to distribute the products, which creates a ray of hope and good exposure to the underprivileged children. 

 

Sri Sathya Sai Annapoorna Trust, with utmost humbleness, thanking Dabur India Ltd. for contributing the required products for the development of underprivileged children to achieve the common goal of eradicating hunger and promoting education in children.

Decimal Foundation

 

Decimal Foundation envisions transforming the lives of people through their small meaningful interventions. They believe in extending a helping hand to those in need with simple yet sustainable solutions. And each of their solutions is backed up by a strong business plan and the idea to promote social welfare. 

 

They focus on improving health, mother and child care, women empowerment and employment, prevention of infectious disease, health infrastructure, etc. 

 

Decimal Foundation sponsored Sri Sathya Sai Annapoorna Trust in providing cereals like cornflakes and chocos to the school-going children in rural areas of Bangalore. These nutritious cereals would help ensure the good health of children and fight hunger.

FANUC CORPORATION

 

Japan is a pioneer in Computer Numerical Control (CNC) technology since 1956. In today’s manufacturing world, “FANUC” is amongst the most reliable and dependable brands on any shop floor. This has resulted in our achieving a dominant share in the demanding CNC and ROBOT markets.

 

FANUC India Private Limited is a subsidiary of FANUC CORPORATION and was established in 1992 with its headquarters in Bangalore.

 

FANUC India’s main objective is to provide the Indian market with the entire range of top of line FANUC products coupled with value-added services, thereby delivering the least cost of ownership to our customers.

 

FANUC INDIA CSR Policy intends to make a positive contribution to society through high impact, sustainable programs, which intends to:

  • Strive for economic development that positively impacts society at large with an optimal resource.
  • Embrace responsibility for FANUC India’s actions and encourage a positive impact through its activities on Education, Poverty, Malnutrition, Environment, Communities and Society in general.

FANUC India social initiatives span the country – from Kashmir to Coimbatore, in various segments.

 

Childcare

Nutrition to underprivileged children studying in Government schools in rural Bangalore. Balawadi and daycare for slum children at Pune. Support to Orphanages at Bangalore, Madurai and Coimbatore. Support education and improvement of infrastructure of schools and hostels for visually and mentally challenged children.

Education

Education to underprivileged children studying in Government schools at Mysore; and Girls at Chakan and Gurgaon; support blind students. Scholarships to deserving, bright high school kids at Bangalore. Improvements and building a new infrastructure of Government school and slum children education at Bangalore.

Healthcare

Support to poor Cancer patients and children with autism at Bangalore.

 

Sri Sathya Sai Annapoorna Trust has a long relation with FANUC India. FANUC India is the first client of Sri Sathya Annapoorna Trust, and the relation started in 2016. The journey started when Sri Sathya Sai Annapoorna Trust members contacted the lead personnel of FANUC CSR heads, and then everything happened. Initially, FANUC adopted 10 to 12 rural schools, where they provided dry ration. FANUC also helped Sri Sathya Sai Annapoorna Trust in setting up RO water plants in schools. There have not been away from the groundwork as well. Their employees regularly visit the adopted schools to see the developments made. As they got into a long relationship bounded by trust and inspired by the selflessness of Sri Sathya Sai Annapoorna Trustees, the relation is continuing till today. And the adopted school count has increased to 22. During the pandemic, they also supported the trust with COVID requirements as well. 

 

Sri Sathya Sai Annapoorna Trust holds the goodwill of FANUC India for the years to come and continue to work together for making education reachable and by improving the infrastructure of the schools. 



First American (India)

 

First American (India) is an actively growing organization and a proud member of the First American Financial Corporation (NYSE: FAF) family. 

 

FAI’s operations have grown to provide unmatched support for preparing and delivering mortgage documents and processing services for residential and commercial loan programs. It also renders quality solutions through its software, back office, and knowledge processing operations to support First American’s operations in the United States and its global offices across the United Kingdom and Canada.

 They focus their CSR activities on education, healthcare, employability, livelihood enhancement, etc. 

 

FAI collaborated with Sri Sathya Sai Annapoorna Trust in 2019. They provided the organization with two vehicles-one stationed in Hyderabad and the other one stationed at the ashram in Bengaluru. The vehicles were provided to ease the distribution of food and dry ration items to various schools.

iValue 

 

iValue, for over 15 years, has been concentrating on Network Security, Storage, and Networking solutions for its channel partners. A multidisciplinary approach has helped them manage, optimize and protect their digital assets. Their capability set encompasses implementing and deploying solutions that power Data, Network & Application (DNA) management for enterprises.

iValue has supported Sri Sathya Sai Annapoorna Trust in the nutrition program for the government school children in Bengaluru. This program helped the children receive nutritious food and bring smiles to their faces.

KCP CEMENT

 

KCP which started as a small cooperative sugar plant in 1941 by its founder Sri. V. Ramakrishna, has over the years expanded rapidly, enthused by the leadership of its founder and inspired on the lines of technological foresight into other areas like Heavy Engineering, Cement, Power and Hospitality.

 

KCP ‘s focus has always been towards contributing to the nation’s lifelong infrastructure and their projects stands as a testimony to the quality of KCP Cement. 

 

At KCP, they believe that sustainability is not just a companywide culture, but it’s their way of life. The company has always been committed, conscious and responsible to the society and their deep-rooted commitment to social values have always focused on the environment and in building a community. For decades, the company’s healthcare, infrastructural, environmental, social, cultural and educational initiatives have been touching the lives of all communities positively. 

 

KCP’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) efforts have traditionally focused on creating innovative new solutions and reworking the existing CSR framework for inclusive growth while not losing sight of their core values, ethics and practices. The current direction of their CSR activity has been geared towards sustainability and alignment to their business objectives.

 

KCP believes that they have an active role to play in the sustainable empowerment of communities in the areas of Education, Healthcare & Infrastructure.

 

KCP Cement has partnered with Sri Sathya Sai Annapoorna Trust and together are working towards building the nation through nutrition. KCP is supporting by sponsoring morning nutrition to children in the state of Tamil Nadu. As the relationship grows, we intend on ensuring that the nutrition requirements of children are taken care of, leading to lifelong benefits.  

 

KPMG 

 

KPMG is a multinational professional services network, and one of the Big Four accounting organizations in the world. KPMG associated with Sri Sathya Sai Annapoorna Trust for its first CSR event in November 2018. The employees of KPMG joined hands to visit a Bangalore based government school in Banaswadi wherein Sri Sathya Sai Annapoorna Trust serves breakfast to the students.

 

CSR EVENT: VISIT TO GOVERNMENT KANNADA HIGHER PRIMARY SCHOOL DODDA BANASWADI 

A total of 25 KPMG volunteers visited and served Saisure, Annapoorna’s Multinutrient breakfast mix and fruits to the school students of Banaswadi Government School. The employees conducted programs like quiz, drawing, painting competitions and few team building activities with the children. Besides these, the employees distributed elementary education material like notebooks, pencils, eraser, sharper, exam boards etc to the children. The event ended with prize distribution to the winners.

 

CSR EVENT: “SPONSOR A PLATE” DRIVE ON MARCH 8, 2019 IN VATADAHOSAHALLI GOVERNMENT SCHOOL IN GAURIBIDANUR TALUK

Niharika Vijayan, Senior Auditor, KPMG and an Annapoorna Volunteer initiated a “Sponsor a steel plate” drive for the school going children of Sri Sathya Sai Higher School and Bhargava Rural High School (Kannada Medium School) in collaboration with Annapoorna. In this drive KPMG Volunteers distributed 465 steel plates and will be used for distributing daily breakfast and lunch to these students. 

 

CSR EVENT: DISTRIBUTION OF SCHOOL BAGS TO SULLINKUNTE GOVERNMENT PRIMARY SCHOOL, BANGALORE ON 15TH AUGUST

KPMG volunteers distributed 75 school bags, notebooks and sweets on the occasion of Independence Day and spend quality time with the underprivileged school children. The employees spoke to the children with regard to serving the poor and importance of giving back to the society. The children performed dance on a patriotic song and few children sang patriotic songs on this occasion. The event ended with distribution of sweets to these children.

 

KPMG volunteers also visited Kannada Lower Primary School at Chikkathoguru, Bangalore and distributed coloring books, painting kits, ruled notebooks, stationary kits to these children. These children are part of the underprivileged group and can’t afford notebooks and other educational materials. The event ended with distributing sweets to the children.

McAfee

 

McAfee is the device-to-cloud cybersecurity company. Inspired by the power of working together, McAfee creates enterprise and consumer solutions that make our world a safer place for the benefit of all. Where the team is freed from unnecessary operational burden and is empowered to strategically fight adversaries. Where people can orchestrate all things security on premises and in the cloud through a single management system. Where all the security products adapt to new threats skillfully and work synergistically to increase protection—and speed up detection and correction— across the entire threat defense lifecycle.

 

McAfee® customers range from government agencies to millions of home users. Businesses range from the smallest startups to the largest enterprises. Home users buy McAfee technology online and from retail stores around the world, or they get protection through cell phone carriers, internet service providers (ISPs), their device maker, or other McAfee partners. Most enterprise customers buy through McAfee-authorized partners who customize solutions to bring them the right protection for their specific needs delivered as software, appliances, or as a service in the cloud. Our integrated platform helps our customers achieve optimized security each day, enabling their business while reducing risk, driving compliance, and realizing operational efficiencies.

 

As part of its corporate social responsibility (“CSR”) objectives, strives to build a society where people, society and the environment co-exist in harmony and carry out various social responsibility activities. McAfee’s core focus areas as part of its CSR is to promote Education, Employability and Livelihoods Enhancement. 

 

McAfee believes that no one person, product, or organization can fight cybercrime alone. It’s why they have rebuilt McAfee around the idea of working together. On similar lines they have partnered with Annapoorna trust with the idea of “Together is power”, thereby joining hands in “Nourishing The Nation Through Nutrition”. 

 

Our fruitful interaction with McAfee is from 2019. MOU’s are signed between two parties & renewed each year with renewed responsibilities. They have very generously supported Annapoorna’s cause of nutrition programme for govt schools around Chikkaballapur district. They also have their plans to expand its nutrition programme at govt schools to other districts & states as well. Lately in 2021, they have also supported dry fruits & off the shelf food distribution to Covid hospitals in Chikkaballapur. We look forward to having a long lasting collaboration with McAfee, thereby assisting in building the nation through nutrition.

Menzies Aviation

 

Menzies Aviation is one of the world’s leading Ground Services and Cargo Handling providers. Currently, Menzies Aviation operates at over 200 airports in 37 countries across six regions.

 

They are committed to continually evolving and ensuring they operate and grow their business responsibly and sustainably.

 

They thrive on making a positive difference in a changing world for the people, communities, and the planet. 

 

They consist of an umbrella of CSR activities focused on broad themes like providing shelter for the aged and underprivileged, promotion of healthcare, sanitation & safe drinking water, education, rural development projects, promotion of gender equality, etc., designed to improve overall socio-economic indicators of Company’s area of operation. 

 

Menzies Aviation sponsored Annapoorna Trust Organization’s in providing morning breakfast to about 10 schools in the Devanahalli district. The program was designed to eradicate hunger and ensure the good health of school-going children. 

Paytm

 

Paytm is India’s leading financial services company that offers full-stack payments & financial solutions to consumers, offline merchants and online platforms.

 

Paytm’s CSR vision can be clearly understood from the words of their founder Vijay Shekhar Sharma, who quoted,A company is worth the company it keeps.” 

 

Paytm is on the road to making an enormous impact on the economic foundation of the country. They want millions to accompany us and benefit from this journey. Paytm also wants to make a positive difference by empowering the lives that we touch.

 

Donations are the lifeblood for any NGO or Social service organizations; as a leading payments platform in India, Paytm is helping Sri Sathya Sai Annapoorna Trust accept donations from a wide range of potential donors. Moreover, they have created a platform to accept payments smoothly. Sri Sathya Sai Annapoorna Trust is indebted to Paytm for its relentless selfless service to the trust. 

 

Signode

 

“Signode is a Global Manufacurer of Steel and Plastic Strapping, Stretch Film Systems.” Signode in India is the leading Industrial Packaging Solutions provider with manufacturing facilities at Rudraram-Telangana, Surangi-UT of Dadra & Nagar Haveli, Rudrapur-Uttarakhand, Bengaluru and Dahej. Signode has partnered with Annapoorna in its commitment towards the society in Telangana region.

Star Health and Allied Insurance Company Limited

 

Star Health and Allied Insurance Company Limited commenced its operations in 2006 as India’s first Standalone Health Insurance Company. The Company provides services in Health, Personal Accident and Overseas Travel insurance. The company’s efforts have always been on service excellence and product innovation with a focus on delivering the best to their customers.

 

Over the last 3 years, Star Health and Allied Insurance Company has partnered with Sri Sathya Sai Annapoorna Trust to provide nutritious morning nutrition to rural school going children. This is in accord with their CSR policy of eradicating hunger, poverty and malnutrition, which they have been fulfilling religiously. While this partnership continues to grow, helping many children hailing from poor economic conditions to continue their education, it has also resulted in improved health parameters for many.

TAFE

 

Tractors and Farm Equipment Limited, is an Indian tractor major incorporated in 1960 at Chennai. The third-largest tractor manufacturer in the world and the second largest in India by volumes, TAFE sells over 180,000 tractors (domestic and international) annually. TAFE has earned the trust of customers through its range of products that are widely acclaimed for quality and low cost of operation. A strong distribution network of over 1000 dealers effectively backs TAFE’s four iconic tractor brands – Massey Ferguson, TAFE, Eicher and the recently acquired Serbian tractor and agricultural equipment brand IMT – Industrija Mašina i Traktora. TAFE’s social focus has been significant since inception, contributing towards meaningful causes in the area of agriculture, education, healthcare, community development, women empowerment, conservation and tribal welfare, disaster relief, preservation and propagation of Indian culture and its traditional art forms. On similar lines, TAFE has supported Annapoorna trust by means of morning nutrition to school going children in Tamilnadu region.

Tessolve

 

Being Tessolve is a synonym for being “Simplifiers of silicon engineering”. Technological innovation has accelerated at an unprecedented pace in the recent years and so have the disruptions in the sector of Silicon engineering – complex IC development, increasing failures, inadequate facilities for design, development and testing. At Tessolve, we address these disruptions, helping Semiconductor product companies in Semiconductor IC Design, Test & Product Engineering, PCB Design, Failure Analysis and Systems design. An enabler of smooth design and productization of chips, we leverage our in-house infrastructure, quality excellence practices and cost-effective approaches to bring value driven solutions and services. As part of its commitment towards the society, Tessolve has made one time contribution to Annapoorna trust in 2017.

Unibic

 

Unibic came to India in 2004 with the iconic Anzac and Bradman cookies. Over the years, Unibic has grown its range to over 30 variants and regularly introduces fresh & unique flavours to cookie connoisseurs worldwide. Headquartered in Bangalore, Unibic is known for its rich and flavoursome cookies that take a bite of the premium cookie market.

 

It is powered by a team of over 800 motivated individuals; Unibic is proud to have top management that comprises industry veterans who bring domain knowledge and the acumen of investors from Peepul Capital.

 

As an innovator, Unibic is second to none. A robust product development process with senior management, marketing and sales, and the R&D team bring the best consumer insights and innovative thinking to create new variants.

 

The vision and mission of Unibic Foods is to delight the consumers with unique premium products at reasonable prices, and offer “superior quality, differentiated products” always and be seen as an innovator who keeps introducing new variants from time to time to cater to consumer’s taste buds.

 

Unibic Foods have been providing nutritious food products at subsidized rates to Sri Sathya Sai Annapoorna Trust. The journey with Unibic Foods started as a business engagement to provide the products at subsidized rates. As a result, Unibic provides nutritious biscuits, which can enhance the child with a properly balanced diet at an almost 60 per cent discount and covers almost 200 schools in the country. In addition, their belief and faith in Annapoorna have helped thousands of children to get a nutritious breakfast. 

 

Sri Sathya Sai Annapoorna Trust encourages and is grateful to Unibic Foods for its commitment to the shared vision of building a healthy and educated India by fostering children with nutritious food.

Vernalis

 

Vernalis Systems Private Limited is one of the leading businesses in Computer Software Developers. The company has made a name for itself in the list of top service providers in India. 

 

Vernalis accepts its social responsibility by supporting the communities. They have been a leading partner for Sri Sathya Sai Annapoorna Trust in the region of Tamil Nadu. The company has contributed in providing nutritious morning nutrition to school going children, helping the children focus on studies and dream of a bright future.

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