“ Every long journey begins with a baby step , and the step is taken " INDIAN CSR NETWORK setting up SELF HELP GROUP at PRESIDENT HOUSE to assemble LED rural Lighting systems under CSR obligations with “BNK Energy Alternatives”.
(H.E. President of India Smt Pratibha Patil giving apt attention to Manoj Rastogi who is explaining the LED products and Production strategy through Self Help Group at President House on 30 May 2012. Mr Santosh Rajgarhia also presents )
New Delhi , 30 May , 2012 . We at Indian CSR Network are pleased to share that H.E President of India has appreciated our Kerosene free and Solar based Rural LED lighting systems and products in President House today and given us an opportunity to demonstrate our unique capabilities and concepts. We are setting up a Self Help Group of women in President House Estate under Project Roshni to set up a assembly line of these products which will fulfill the agenda of economic empowerment of women. This SHG will aim to train and provide self employment to about 10 women to earn an average daily income of 200 Rupees each. The LED lanterns are being produced in Orissa for last two years successfully by local tribal women under the same model for clients like TERI, Panasonic and open markets. Mr Manoj Rastogi, founder of Indian CSR Network and Managing Partner of Ledon Lights explained the unique Self Help Group based production model of these products which also supplements the CSR objectives to H.E. President of India, Smt. Praibha Devi Singh Patil in a coveted event today at President house Auditorium in New Delhi, where logo of Project Roshni was selected and unveiled by H.E in presence of hundred of children's and eminent citizens such Mr Mike Panday and senior govt. officials from several ministries. This is just one more step towards our commitment for inclusive growth, under our partnership with social enterprise " BNK Energy Alternatives" , through which we aspire to contribute in promotion of green concepts and Renewable energy concepts and products.