Updated: July 27, 2022 10:18 p.m. STI
Bombay (Maharashtra) [India]July 27 (ANI): The Piramal Foundation commemorated its Foundation Day on Wednesday to mark the completion of 15 years of its establishment.
The Foundation said it has dedicated the past 15 years to spearheading innovations in education, health, water and the social sector. Driven by the spirit of Sewa Bhaav, he implemented initiatives to reach the most underserved across India and impacted 113 million lives, the Foundation said.
On the occasion of his Foundation Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi sent his wishes to the Piramal Foundation.
“It is encouraging to learn of the celebrations marking Piramal Foundation Day on July 27, 2022. Over the past 15 years, the Foundation has made committed efforts to serve society and the nation. The guiding philosophy of the Piramal Foundation of Seva Bhaav is inspired by our rich traditions and our philosophy of care and compassion,” Prime Minister Modi said in his message.
“The organization’s positive interventions in the health, education and social sectors with the spirit of ‘doing well and doing good’ are inspiring,” he said.
Over the past 8 years, the Prime Minister said his government has been steadfast in its efforts to foster inclusive growth through holistic measures across various sectors. He said the development efforts have been proceeding with unprecedented speed and scale and aim to bring about positive transformation in people’s lives.
“Foundation Day is an opportunity to build on the accomplishments of the past and chart a roadmap for the future. It is also a day to dedicate our efforts with renewed vigor. May celebrations fill every member of the Foundation of a new dynamism to serve society, especially the poor and disadvantaged.Best wishes to all for the success of the Piramal Foundation Day,” he added.
The Prime Minister said that the country should give more impetus to our efforts and link our efforts with the resolutions of the nation, to realize the vision of building a new India. In this context, valuable stakeholders strengthen our global and inclusive development effort.
On this occasion, Ajay Piramal, President of the Piramal Group declared: “My congratulations to the team of the Piramal Foundation on the occasion of the Foundation Day. The journey so far has been as rewarding as it is inspiring. Our efforts to touch the lives of India’s most underserved citizens are guided by our spirit of Sewa Bhaav.”
“We believe in Doing Well and Doing Good, which basically means that our success is intrinsically linked to society doing well as well. The real transformation of Bharat will happen when we are able to reach millions of Indians and to include them in India’s growth. We remain committed to our goal of “leaving no one behind” and are confident that this goal will be achieved through greater collaboration between government, civil society and NGOs. partners,” added Piramal.
The Foundation announced its revamped portfolio of 6 Big Bets using a project-platform approach to scale innovations and a partnerships approach to build capacity for systemic transformation. Through this, the Big Bets aim to solve the most intractable problems that prevent India from realizing its potential.
The six Big Bets through which Piramal Foundation aims to accelerate change in India:
Anamaya, The Tribal Health Collaborative aims to end preventable deaths in tribal communities by enabling more than 100 million tribal people with the lowest human development index to access health by strengthening communities and systems of public service. Partnerships include the Ministry of Tribal Affairs, National Tuberculosis Elimination Program, USAID, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Center for Policy Research, and Ekjut Foundation.
Aspirational Districts Collaborative aims to improve the lives of 100 million people living in abject poverty in 112 aspirational districts by 2030 through hyperlocal collaboration and last-mile convergence. Key partners are NITI Aayog, District Governments of 112 Ambitious Districts, Edelgive Foundation, Tata Communications Limited and Deloitte.
Digital Bharat Collaborative aims to transform the health system by creating a robust digital public health delivery platform. National AIDS Control Organization, 5 state governments, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation, CISCO, Genpact, Wipro are key partners.
Piramal University develops future-ready, Sewa-Bhaav-oriented public system leaders who drive innovation and learning. It also strengthens institutional processes, practices and governance by avoiding delays, inaccuracies and wasted government time. Strategic partnerships are established with 7 state governments, Harvard University, Emory University, Boston Consulting Group, UNICEF, Google, Genpact, Porticus, Sofina and Children’s Investment Fund Foundation.
Sewa’s Piramal Academy harnesses the power of youth and nurtures future leaders committed to nation building through a full-time, immersive and experiential fellowship with self-transformation at its core. Partnerships have been forged with leading academic institutions across the country, the Edelgive Foundation, the Children’s Investment Fund Foundation, and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.
The Piramal Center for Children with Special Needs addresses major structural gaps and the lack of adequate, quality care for children with special needs by building a beacon of excellence with state-of-the-art design and equipment, a world-class, specialist apps and tools for accelerating learning, building skills for the employability of people with disabilities. Collaborations have been forged with experts in curriculum development for PwDs (people with disabilities) and government.
The Piramal Foundation is a Section 8 company, whose vision is to transform the ecosystems of the health, education, water and social sectors through partnerships, high-impact solutions and thought leadership. . Aligned with the Sustainable Development Goals, it partners with central and state governments, international and national organizations and academia to help improve government service delivery in line with its values of “doing well and doing good.” “. (ANI)