Chennai: Karur Vysya Bank has donated 33 battery-operated pushcarts to women from underprivileged sections to market the ice cream and other dairy products of Aavin. Valued at Rs. 40.00 lakhs, this is a CSR initiative of the bank to provide employment opportunities to women. The beneficiaries were identified in association with the Department of Women and Child Development and the Department of Adi Dravidar and Tribal Welfare, the Government of Tamilnadu, and Aavin.
Thiru Udayanidhi Stalin, Honourable Minister for Youth Affairs and Sports Development handed over the carts to the beneficiaries and flagged off the carts in the presence of Thiru S M Nasser, Minister for Dairy Development today.
Karur Vysya Bank supports projects in the areas of education, healthcare, and the environment. This project is meant to provide employment opportunities to women and provide them with economic independence.