Its CSR programme includes new classrooms and toilets for students
GN Bureau | October 5, 2015
Tenon group, a security and facility management company, has undertaken renovation project of a school in Jhajjhar, Haryana, as part of its corporate social responsibility (CSR) programme.
The newly renovated building of Jhajjhar’s Rajkiya Uchch Vidyalaya was inaugurated by Ratan Bala Rajain, mother of Major Manjit Rajain, the chairman of Tenon group, recently. The event was attended by locals, students and teachers. The students sang a welcome song and performed yoga on the occasion.
In the first phase, the renovation work includes new classrooms, hall and an adjoining veranda. Other constructions are toilet facilities, light fixtures, fans, waterproofing, tiling of walls, painting and fixing of doors, windows & ventilator. The school has been provided with a water cooler along with a storage tank and water pump. To encourage sports activities, the renovation work extended to the playfield.
“This initiative to renovate the building of Rajkiya Uchch Vidyalaya was a defining moment for us. It was a proud moment for me personally to the see the bright, eager and happy faces of the students. It has reinforced my belief that we have done the right thing by supporting and empowering the students by investing in the educational and sanitation infrastructure. We intend to continue our association with the school and gradually make this into a model school,” the Tenon chairman said.
School principal Raj Kumar said: “In the 32 years of my professional career, I have not seen such toilets in any government school. The newly renovated hall, the construction of 6 new toilets and the installation of water cooler has definitely taken the standard of the school many notches higher. We sincerely hope that Tenon Group continues to support and invest in the future of the students of this school.”
Tenon’s future CSR roadmap charter includes, complete development of the school which will be carried out in a phased manner, create standard work around social responsibility initiatives and drive employee engagement.
The company will also focus on issues that complement the company’s business model and competencies. It systematically applies its strength to gain an edge over the social and environmental value in the areas of employability, education, healthcare, inclusion and environment.
Tenon group is an integrated facilities management corporation and is present in six countries and spread across India with over 42,000 employees in 67 branches. It provides comprehensive range of services to more than 1500 corporate clients. It has five main Business Verticals – Peregrine Guarding, Tenon Facility Management India Pvt., Rotopower, Soteria and O&G Group. It has been independently rated by KPMG, EY and Deloitte as amongst the top 4 service providers in the country.
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