Bhubaneswar: Continuing its people-friendly CSR activities, Orissa Stevedores Limited (OSL) donated Rs 10 lakh to Manam Foundation, an NGO engaged in improving, developing, and sustaining mental health of various target groups that need special attention and efforts for their mental wellness.
P.K Panda, executive director (HR and IR), on behalf of OSL Group, handed over a cheque of the aforementioned amount to Dr. Anuradha Mahapatra, founder of Manam Foundation. The amount would be used for better facilitation work in the area of mental wellness through service, awareness, education, formation of support groups, and advocacy, the press release said.
Speaking on the purpose of such support and contribution Mahimananda Mishra, chairman and managing director of OSL Group said, “We firmly believe there is not only an opportunity, but an obligation for the private sector to play a critical role in addressing the problem. The OSL Group is proud to be making an impact on this critical issue.”
OSL Group has been collaborating with the government of Odisha during the Covid-19 crisis in its various welfare activities.
Earlier, in a quick response to the clarion call made by the Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, urging people to wear mask amid the dreadful COVID-19 pandemic, OSL Group distributed as many as one lakh masks to the general public for creating awareness to beat the pandemic. This apart, it also extended logistic support in the unloading of medical oxygen cylinders at the Paradip Port.