Hyundai Motor India, through its philanthropic arm in the country – Hyundai Motor India Foundation (HMIF)– today announced to have contributed towards enhancing the education standards by renovating two schools in Sukhrali village, in Gurgaon.
The carmaker has donated a total of Rs 1.2 crore in its ‘Education for All’ initiative which involves providing more evolved and contemporary facilities to broad base children’s learning spectrum.
Commenting on the initiative, Stephen Sudhakar, trustee, Hyundai Motor India Foundation, said, “Being a socially responsible and a caring brand, Hyundai is committed to create a significant difference in the lives of communities where we operate. Children are our future torchbearers and quality education is imperative for India’s holistic development. The renovation of these schools is a small step in that direction that will enable in nurturing and fostering the future generations of tomorrow. This initiative will empower smart education and provide equal education led opportunities to kids”.
HMIF contributed Rs. 1.2 crore in the renovation and development of Government Primary School (Boys) and Government Senior Secondary School (Co-Ed) in Sukhrali, situated around 2.5km from Hyundai Motor India’s upcoming and under construction corporate office in Gurugram.
These schools were established in the year 1956 and 1971, respectively, and today educate more than 600 students. According to the company, some of the major renovation activities carried out include modification of class and staffroom with furniture, full fencing of boundary walls and wall painting work, modified plumbing and restrooms, construction of computer lab and installation of fans, CCTVs and water coolers.
Power back-up systems, PA systems, installation of projectors and library modification work were carried out as well - all with the aim of converting classrooms into smart classes to enhance the education level of the kids.